Bridge the #DigitalDivide: On chronic inequalities in internet access

In a first, the National Family Health Survey recorded the percentage of men and women who have ever used the internet from 3.07 lacs households across 17 states and 5 union territories. The Survey revealed that, while internet penetration in the country is rising, a persistent digital divide still remains due to factors such as gender gaps and the rural-urban divide.

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