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...
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...
17 Aug 2021
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
14 Jun 2021
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