Building Resilient Communities through Empowering Women with Information and Communication Technologies: A Pakistan Case Study

In the contemporary world, a revolution in digital technologies has changed our
way of life—for better. The role of women is expanding in socio-economic, political and
physical spaces; hence their empowerment will contribute toward resilience and capacity
building that contributes to sustainability and disaster risk reduction in the long run. In
developing nations, especially in rural regions, women empowered with information and
communication technologies can enhance their capacity to cope in diverse situations. This
paper addresses the vital role of information and communication technologies intervention
and resilient communities with the help of a case study carried out in Pakistan.