Human Rights Measure

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Human Rights

Access to Zero-Rated Websites – Additional Institutions

Date Enacted: May 2020
Country: Jamaica

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information partnered with Digicel Jamaica to “facilitate access to the internet through the provision of a subsidized data plan and zero-rated data access to frequently used learning platforms and websites.” The move was “an effort to ensure the continued distance learning/home-schooling of . . .  students amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.”