Apr 10, 2023

Internet access must become a human right or we risk ever-widening inequality, argues researcher

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People around the globe are so dependent on the internet to exercise socioeconomic human rights such as education, health care, work, and housing that online access must now be considered a basic human right, a new study reveals.

Particularly in , can make the difference between people receiving an education, staying healthy, finding a home, and securing employment—or not.

Even if people have offline opportunities, such as accessing schemes or finding housing, they are at a comparative disadvantage to those with Internet access.

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