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  1. A mobile phone service was not available to the majority of the population in Papua New Guinea (PNG) until mid-2007. Since that time, commercial competition has been introduced into the mobile telecommunication sector and coverage has spread across…
  2. Respective societies have their own expectations of how a woman should be. These expectations put pressure on women as they attempt to pursue their career goals. For most women, balancing different roles they are expected to play (employment and…
  3. We evaluate the impact of a health information intervention implemented through mobile phones, using a clustered randomized control trial augmented by qualitative interviews. The intervention aimed to improve sexual health knowledge and shift…
  4. We report on an ethnographic study of mobile stores’ business practices in a slum community in Mumbai. The basic mobile phone store that sells small “talktime” (the period of billing per call) is graduating to repair, formatting, and maintenance of…