27 Sep 2018
Gender gaps in agriculture in Africa are holding back progress towards ending hunger and must be urgently addressed, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at a joint event with the African Union (AU) on the margins of the UN General Assembly.
27 Jan 2017
On February 11, 2017, the United Nations and partners will observe the second annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Per the UN website, Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the ...
07 Sep 2016
Join the SciDev.Net Twitter Chat for the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Thursday, 11 February 2016
On Thursday, 11 February 2016, the United Nations and partner organizations will observe the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This event, which was brought into effect by the signing of a resolution in December 2015, is a collective effort by several UN agencies including UNESCO, UN-Women,...