Social Media, Women, and Empowerment: The Uses of Social Media Platforms by WNGOs in Jamaica and Brazil

Communication and Information Technologies Annual

ISBN: 978-1-78635-482-2, eISBN: 978-1-78635-481-5

ISSN: 2050-2060

Publication date: 10 December 2016

Abstract

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With the rise in internet penetration in both countries, WNGOs are increasingly incorporating social media into their communication strategies to accomplish development goals. This study is the first to compare both countries in this respect and so adds new insights to this area of the communication field.

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Gordon, N. and Trammel, J. (2016), "Social Media, Women, and Empowerment: The Uses of Social Media Platforms by WNGOs in Jamaica and Brazil", Communication and Information Technologies Annual (Studies in Media and Communications, Vol. 12), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 93-130. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2050-206020160000012006

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