29 Sep 2021
Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations (concise version)
This is the concise version of the study reporting the results of the global surveys on 'Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations'
29 Sep 2021
Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations. Results of two global surveys.
This study reports on the results of surveys conducted amongst academies that are members of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Science Council (ISC), as well as amongst international disciplinary unions and associations members of the ISC which have not previously been surveyed, to ascertain inclusion and participation of women scientists.
18 Feb 2021
A new publication from GenderInSITE, with a focus on Africa and Latin America, reports on how the use of digital technologies is not gender neutral. More attention is needed towards women’s appropriation of digital technologies for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a reduction of gender inequalities.
07 Dec 2020
GenderInSITE (GIS) was conceptualized as a programmatic initiative in 2010 to promote awareness amongst decision-makers that science, innovation, technology and engineering (SITE) for development policy and programs will be more effective, equitable and sustainable when a ‘gender lens’ is applied. This impact report has been produced at the conclusion of the SIDA funded activities.
17 Jun 2020
A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?
This project investigates the gender gap in STEM disciplines from different angles, globally and across disciplines. The report includes: i) the results of a global survey of over 32,000 scientists; (ii) an investigation of the effect of gender in millions of scientific publications; and (iii) a compilation of best-practice initiatives that address the gender gap in STEM.
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20 Nov 2019
Caminos al éxito: aportes del enfoque de género al liderazgo científico en los desafíos globales (Pathways to Success Spanish Translation)
Este informe tiene por objeto llamar la atención sobre la importancia de la igualdad de género en las posiciones líderes dentro del campo de la ciencia. En última instancia, esto tiene implicaciones más allá de la ciencia, al afectar las formas en que se abordan los desafíos globales, incluidos los problemas más amplios de desigualdad de género.
REGIONS: Latin America and the Carribean
10 Dec 2018
This report explores the issue of women’s leadership in science. Through interviews with women and men who lead international science and technology projects, the report highlights alternative pathways to success, and ways in which institutional change is so elusive and hard to achieve.
30 Aug 2017
World Bank/International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 2017: Report reviews the literature on gender and water, examines how norms and practices related to water exacerbate gender inequalities, and discusses examples of initiatives that have had intended and unintended consequences for gender equality.
13 Jul 2017
Oxfam, 2017: Journal issue of Gender and Development focuses on water and sanitation from the perspective of gender justice and women's rights. It highlights the importance of WASH provision for women and girls, examines the gender aspects of WASH in more detail,and considers current policy and programme approaches to WASH that aim to address women’s and girls’ needs and interests.
22 Feb 2017
Toward Gender-Informed Energy Subsidy Reforms: Findings from Qualitative Studies in Europe and Central Asia
World Bank, 2015: Study illustrates the extent to which energy subsidy reforms in the Europe and Central Asia regions differently impact men and women, and seeks to understand whether gender-specific behavioral change and corresponding mitigation measures would help men and women better adapt to these reforms.
REGIONS: Central and South Asia, Other
TYPE: Case studies, Reports
08 Feb 2017
European Commission, 2015: Guidelines to help science organizations develop and implement policies to promote women’s participation in science, including collecting data and monitoring gender equality, engaging leaderships, policy-making and institutionalisation, etworking and empowering women to take action, integrating gender in education and research, and communications.
27 Oct 2016
U.S. National Academies, 2004: Conference report contains peer-reviewed breakout and poster papers and several abstracts of papers on subjects including influence of residential location on travel behavior of women, gender differences in choice of transportation vehicle, women's concerns relating to transport options, and risk of injury to women resulting from transport.
27 Oct 2016
Women’s Issues in Transportation: Summary of the 4th International Conference, Volume 1: Conference Overview and Plenary Papers
U.S. National Academies, 2011: Conference report presents peer-reviewed papers on changing demographics and women’s travel behavior, transportation policy considerations for female travelers, protecting the safety and personal security of female transportation users, and studying the impacts of extreme events on female travelers.
27 Oct 2016
U.S. National Academies, 2004: Conference report presents peer-reviewed papers that identiy and explore additional research and data needed to inform transportation policy decisions that address women’s mobility, safety, and security needs.
27 Oct 2016
Women’s Issues in Transportation: Summary of the 4th International Conference, Volume 2: Technical Papers
Transportation Research Board of the U.S. National Academies, 2011: Conference report highlights the latest research on changing demographics that affect transportation planning, programming, and policy making as well as the latest research on crash and injury prevention for different segments of the female population, particularly pregnant and elderly transportation users.
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