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.
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...
25 Jul 2018
Girls and women see rising HIV infection rates despite global downturn Women’s obstacles to care, sexual behaviour and risks still understudied Signs of high risk in indigenous groups shows need to focus on subgroups
22 Jul 2018
Hyderabad, Jul 22 (UNI) FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), the women wing of ... empowerment as well as special emphasis on gender development.
20 Jul 2018
ISLAMABAD: Rural women in Pakistan contribute more to the development and social wellbeing of the country than is generally estimated, new report launched on Thursday says.
19 Jul 2018
The Quezon City Local Government held the Street Art Painting Project in partnership with UN Women Safe Cities Metro Manila Programme. In bright, bold colors, the student artists painted the roads from the entrance to the main building of Quezon City Hall with words and images depicting the problem of harassment and calls for everyone to help build safe public spaces. “Stop Violence against Women...
18 Jul 2018
“Technologies that facilitate development should profit everyone, every farmer—men, women, and particularly vulnerable people,” says Dr. Mariame Maiga...
17 Jul 2018
GenderInSITE co-chair, Dr Shirley Malcom, attended the inauguration of the International Science Council (ISC). The ISC is newly formed of an historic merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC). The ISC's vision emphasises the advancement of "...
16 Jul 2018
In Bangladesh, one of the main social challenges presented by climate change is the furthered entrenchment of preexisting systemic gender inequality ...
16 Jul 2018
The gender imbalances in venture capital investment and in high-growth technology companies are well cited. Only 9% of decision makers in VC are ...