Young Voices member speaks out about the importance of ICT for girls with disabilities
Rosemarie Rammitt, a Young Voices member from Guyana with a visual impairment, spoke at a high profile event celebrating the International Day for Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). A number of influential people attended the event, including the Prime Minister of Guyana. Rosemarie spoke about the impact that ICT can have on the lives of girls with disabilities. Laptops, iPhones, blackberries , the internet – all of these help to bridge the gap that exists between people with disabilities and the rest of society, especially as software advances and becomes more accessible. She called on everyone to take part in ensuring the rights of girls with disabilities are fulfilled using ICT.