14 Oct 2021
A new UNESCO global study, When Schools Shut: Gendered impacts of COVID-19 school closures, exposes failure to factor in gender in COVID-19 education responses and widening gaps in access to quality education following school closures. Citing some 90 countries, including nearly 30 in Africa, the study shows that despite...
29 Sep 2021
Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations Results of two global surveys. Women still under-represented in world science, report finds
A study reporting on the inclusion and participation of women in over 120 science organizations that are coordinated at a global level finds that women are still under-represented. It calls for a coalition for gender equality in global science to ensure a transformative action agenda. The study was coordinated by GenderInSITE (Gender in Science, Innovation, Technology and Engineering), in...
14 Jul 2021
The World Forum for Women in Science will take place on 3-5 November 2021 in Kenya as an online multi-disciplinary meeting. Distinguished young scientists will get special offer to waive their registration fees
04 May 2021
Call for applications for the 2021 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women
UNESCO - TWAS has opened a Call for applications for the 2021 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women The deadline is 19 July 2021. This year's edition is open only to women scientists from...
25 Mar 2021
A project aimed at supporting Refugee and Displaced Scientists was established by The World Academy of Sciences (UNESCO-TWAS) in partnership with the International Science Council (ISC) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), under the umbrella of Science International and launched in 2020. It aims to develop a cohesive and coordinated response that will assist scientists who have been rendered...
17 Mar 2021
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2021 TWAS AWARDS TO WOMEN SCIENTISTS Sustainability science, medical sciences, and biological sciences
05 Feb 2020
In 2017-2019, GenderInSITE partnered with several global STEM unions on an ISC-funded project on the Gender Gap in Science: A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?, led by the IMU (International Mathematical Union) and IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry). A preliminary report has been...
20 Dec 2019
Fact Sheets on Gender in Science, Technology and Innovation in the Southern African Development Community
The GenderInSITE Regional Focal Point for Africa has produced comprehensive fact sheets on the status of gender and science in ten countries in the Southern African Development Community. The fact sheets provide information on relevant policies to gender and science, statistics on the enrolment of women and men in science degrees, the gender balance of researchers and technicians in academia, the...
28 Aug 2019
The 16th Gender Summit-Asia Pacific will be held in Singapore from 28-29 August 2019. GenderInSITE will be represented by its Director, Roseanne Diab, who will participate in a panel session on “Needs and opportunities to advance research capacity in developing countries through gender equality interventions” on Day 2, 29 August,...
21 Aug 2019
Members of Mujeres x Ingeniería [Women for Engineering], a group of female students from the University of Jujuy, Argentina, tell the GenderInSITE Regional Focal point in Latin America and the Caribbean about the foundation of the group and their next initiatives to promote gender equality in the...