Connecting the Largest Community Yet: Civil Society

Will for the Web

Three billion people still have no access to the internet — and billions more lack fast, reliable connectivity at a price they can afford. The pandemic underlined how important the internet is for people to be able to make a living, stay connected with friends and family, and access a range of critical services from healthcare, to education, to finance. Digital equity is an issue for all of us and the communities we serve.

The Will for the Web is our largest, most inclusive community program yet, creating a space for civil society to come together and work towards solutions to advance digital equity. Together we will gather and document data, generate solutions, and advocate for action that will help to advance digital equity and ensure everyone is able to participate fully in today’s digitized world.

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State of Digital Inequity Report

7,500+ civil society organizations took the i_internet survey, the largest ever mapping of civil society’s digital haves and have-nots. The results are in, illustrating the barriers to connectivity faced by civil society participants across 136 countries.

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Interactive Data Dashboard

Explore data from the largest-ever survey on civil society and digital equity with our interactive dashboard. Filter by country/region, and use this data in your research, advocacy, and fundraising.

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