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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...
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29 Sep 2021
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...
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21 Sep 2021
The Gender Summit 20 (2021 – LAC, the third held in Latin America (https://gender-summit.com/gs20-2021-lac) is taking place from 15th to 23rd September 2021 as a virtual event. GS20 (2021) – LAC is led by the British Council Brasil, the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and Portia, with the support...
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17 Aug 2021
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is delighted to invite you to register for our upcoming webinar on September 3, 2021. The...
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03 Aug 2021
UNESCO is hiring for a communications consultant to support digital and audio-visual communication efforts on gender equality in education. Applications are open through 23 August 2021, to gender.ed@unesco.org.   
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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
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14 Jun 2021
GenderInSITE is delighted to acknowledge the support of the Elsevier Foundation, our long-term partner, for the organization of Gender Equality and Women in Science initiatives
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04 May 2021
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...
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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...
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17 Mar 2021
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2021 TWAS AWARDS TO WOMEN SCIENTISTS Sustainability science, medical sciences, and biological sciences