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21 Nov 2016
Women have always been seen as weak and vulnerable, and it is no different when it comes to climate change. Women are almost often considered a charity case rather than active agents of change. But this narrative needs to change. It is true that women are differently impacted by climate change impacts. During the Young Feminists Day at the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris last year, Majandra...
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20 Nov 2016
Dr Luveni added climate change policies were gender-aware and provided equitable opportunities and value to both genders and the onus was on ...
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17 Nov 2016
At the Gender Summit 9 - Europe, GenderInSITE had the opportunity to hear SciDev.net director Nick Perkins introduce SciDev's newest online course, on integrating a gender lens into the scientific research process. While many researchers agree that awareness of gender dimensions of research should make for better and...
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15 Nov 2016
A report says that lack of local content is among factors influencing Africa’s low internet adoption.
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15 Nov 2016
The third annual GEM-TECH event showcases the key role ICTs play in advancing women’s empowerment worldwide
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15 Nov 2016
A truly transformational agenda on climate action and sustainable development with a historic gender equality compact was achieved in 2015. Parties to the Paris Agreement committed to take decisive action to arrest global warming and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to respect, promote and consider their obligations on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls when addressing...
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15 Nov 2016
In Papua New Guinea, UN Women is implementing the Safe Public Transport for Women and Children programme, which will support efforts to end sexual harassment in public spaces, and ensure increased access to economic opportunities for women.
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14 Nov 2016
Francesca De Antoni, 31, is a UN Volunteer and a Programme Coordinator based in UN Women’s office in Mali for a project supported by the Peace Building Fund.
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14 Nov 2016
Globally the STEM gender gap is closing, but that doesn't mean there isn't a problem. The National Science Foundation [NSF] in the US found that in ...
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31 Oct 2016
On 8-9 November, Gender Summit 9 - Europe will convene in Brussels, Belgium, and GenderInSITE is happy to be participating with a session on  'Connecting gender, science, and sustainable development.' This session will take place on day 2 of the conference, 9 November, from 15:30 - 17:00 in the Terra room at the...