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The role of women in improving the standards of living for all members of society is well acknowledged. Therefore, empowering women is imperative for the socioeconomic growth of the nation. A mobile phone is an important tool for women's empowerment, not just enabling basic connectivity but also providing them access to information that can enable them to make the right choices, thus increasing their overall independence. It's hence imperative for the government and all stakeholders in the industry to look at ways in which the critical issue of the mobile gender gap in India can be addressed.