WOMEN, ICT USAGE AND STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN GHANA: A STUDY OF MANYA AND YILO KROBO MUNICIPALITIES
Keywords:Women, Women Educators, Businesswomen, Information Communication Technology, Structural Transformation
Purpose –– The study examines women's participation in structural transformation and how ICTs are used in processes that support business enterprise using the current penetration rate of (ICTs) in the
Methods –– A case study approach was adopted to investigate how women have used ICT to chart structural transformation in Ghana within the Manya and Yilo Krobo Municipalities.
Findings –– The study identified that significant challenges confronted women in their quest to use ICT ranging from the high cost of equipment and data, high illiteracy rate, and unstable internet connections among
Conclusion and Recommendation –– The study's findings revealed that some women educators and entrepreneurs in municipalities had adopted ICT to advance their businesses. It is recommended that the Assemblies should invest in public education initiatives as well as in specific ICT training and capacity building for women
Keywords –– Women, Women Educators, Businesswomen, Information Communication Technology, Structural Transformation