With a large section of global population still lacking basic digital skills, are we ready to move online as a society?

Keywords: international literacy day, covid, digital divide

For long, I have been a strong advocate of the importance of digital literacy on par with basic literacy. Today, as we stare at a new normal where physical interactions are replaced by virtual existence, we realize that we need more action on digital inclusion and we need it now.


It became very easy to access the private information of anyone due to the existence of smartphones and millions of applications that people download without reading anything about the privacy settings of those applications

So people should be more aware of this issue and start getting educated about it to protect themselves and their privacy and their rights.