19 Dec 2018
Professor Alice Abreu, GenderInSITE’s former director, delivered a presentation at this year’s Latin American and Caribbean Science Forum (Foro CiLAC) in a panel organized by the International Development Research Center (IDRC), titled Exclusion on the investigation systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: experiences, challenges and alternatives. Her presentation focused on the strength that...
13 Aug 2018
According to Ministry of Education figures, women accounted for only 38.63 per cent of overall PhD students in China in 2016, but accounted for 50.6 per cent of all postgraduates. Some observers say marriage and children change women’s priorities, but others point to the structure of China’s higher education system. “There is a misogynist rhetoric against female PhDs who are labelled as a ‘third...
21 Jun 2017
On April 21 and 22, fourteen international experts in gender mainstreaming in higher education gathered in Buenos Aires for a GenderInSITE and Elsevier Foundation workshop on “Integration of gender perspectives in science and technology in higher education: Contributions to the advancement of the SDGs.” Organized by Gloria Bonder, the GenderInSITE regional focal point for Latin America and the...