News

Event
07 Sep 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,...
Event
30 Aug 2016
GenderInSITE will host a workshop entitled ‘Applying a Gender Lens to (Your) Research,’ for interested participants in the OWSD 5th General Assembly and International Conference who are interested in gender in science issues and would like to build their understanding of the gendered dynamics of scientific research through an interactive discussion. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, 18...
Event
30 Aug 2016
The relationship between energy and gender is multifaceted; women often lack access to energy for household cooking, washing and other tasks, but their input is often not included in policy and project planning. Projects in energy development that take into account women's roles and requirements with respect to energy will be more effective and sustainable than those that do not. But energy is...
Event
30 Aug 2016
On 4-5 July, GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) will jointly hold a communications event in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius to introduce a policymakers'...
Event
30 Aug 2016
The Gender Summits are an initiative to promote gender equality at all levels of scientific research and innovation; they convene regional and global stakeholders at conferences worldwide to demonstrate the importance of including women both as agents and subjects of scientific research, identify opportunities for change and mechanisms to implement these changes, and form communities around...