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09 Aug 2018
Over the past two years, you will have noticed the number of online platforms promoting women in the power and energy industry’s exponential growth.
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08 Aug 2018
Ten women entrepreneurs have been selected as the first cohort entering the POWERED Accelerator program — a first-of-its-kind accelerator focusing on women-led businesses in the energy value chain, in an effort to address twin Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Gender Equality (SDG 5) and Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7). The innovators will receive financial and business support to develop...
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07 Aug 2018
Evidence from randomized evaluations shows how mobile technology can transform the lives of rural Indian women.
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06 Aug 2018
More than 50 percent of households in Pakistan are food-insecure, out of which 98 percent are facing hunger, as per the National Nutrition Survey (NNS). Research has demonstrated links between higher levels of gender differences and higher levels of under-nutrition. The question that now arises is whether gender inequality is the main roadblock to achieving nutrition targets in Pakistan.
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02 Aug 2018
A community meet on “Protection on Land and Environment”, organized by Khoupum Area Village Authority Council, Khoupum, Women Development Organization, Tamenglong and the Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur was held at Gaidimjang Village, Manipur on 31st July, 2018. The meet was held in the context of increased loss of indigenous peoples land and resources, due to pursuance of unsustainable...
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02 Aug 2018
Three years into the Sustainable Development Goals — 17 global goals set by the United Nations — many countries’ policy makers are developing domestic legislation that will help them reach environmental targets, from cutting carbon emissions to improving clean water and sanitation. But when it comes to environmental research and action, weighing the options to reach policy decisions relies on...
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31 Jul 2018
SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — Ministers of women's affairs, specialists and international officials say that making progress on women's autonomy and gender equality in Latin America and the Caribbean is not just a matter of social justice but also an indispensable factor for the sustainable development of the region's countries.
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31 Jul 2018
Launched in 2012, the Award aims to promote high-quality education research, produced by African universities, research centers, and research networks. There are four award categories: (1) emerging educational researcher, (2) accomplished educational researcher, (3) outstanding mentor of educational researchers, and (4) enabling an institutional environment for education research. The research...
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30 Jul 2018
Access to potentially-productive land is crucial to combating discrimination against females. When they are denied access, they are disadvantaged, economically powerless.
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27 Jul 2018
The recently published Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018 line-up offers an interesting revelation, in that at least 40% of those identified are in scientific research, both natural and social, or related fields. It could be said that society is starting to become aware of the value that science and scientists provide the country. If this is indeed the start of a trend it will...