Cherie Blair (R), wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and chairperson of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Vodafone Foundation's global director Andrew Dunnett are briefed on a mobile application during their visit to an agricultural processing centre in India. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP Cherie Blair (R), wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and chairperson of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Vodafone Foundation's global director Andrew Dunnett are briefed on a mobile application during their visit to an agricultural processing centre in India. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP
Cherie Blair (R), wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and chairperson of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Vodafone Foundation's global director Andrew Dunnett are briefed on a mobile application during their visit to an agricultural processing centre in India. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP
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Mobile phones key to empowering women with internet access: Cherie Blair

Blair’s foundation looks to bridge 14 per cent gender gap in mobile phone usage among women in low or middle-income countries

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Cherie Blair (R), wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and chairperson of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Vodafone Foundation's global director Andrew Dunnett are briefed on a mobile application during their visit to an agricultural processing centre in India. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP Cherie Blair (R), wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and chairperson of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Vodafone Foundation's global director Andrew Dunnett are briefed on a mobile application during their visit to an agricultural processing centre in India. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP
Cherie Blair (R), wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and chairperson of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Vodafone Foundation's global director Andrew Dunnett are briefed on a mobile application during their visit to an agricultural processing centre in India. Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP
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