Angola: Minister Welcomes Free Internet Service


Luanda — Angolan minister of Family and Women Promotion, Filomena Delgado said Monday that the newly launched national free Internet service "", by mobile operator Movicel in partnership with the social network Facebook will help the low-income families get information on child care, particularly newborn.

Filomena Delgado was speaking at the ceremony to launch free internet service.

The minister stressed that the initiative follows the women requests made at the Rural Women's Forum held in 2014, during which they asked more access to information with female content.

The initiative brings together technology leaders and local communities to help people with free internet access.

The platform contains 15 main items drawn by the Ministry of Family and Women Promotion in partnership with UNICEF to provide the families with 50 suggestions.

The suggestions are divided into 12 family responsibilities, including pregnancy and prenatal visits, childbirth and care of newborns and registration at birth and breastfeeding.
Source: ANGOLA PRESS 22 June 2015