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.
27 Nov 2020
This policy brief considers the importance of applying a gender lens to innovation and sustainable development. It summarizes the key results of the workshop “Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development”, held in Pretoria, South Africa, in September 2017.
17 Jun 2020
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.
05 Dec 2019
These fact sheets are aimed at bridging the gap between policy and practice in terms of gender monitoring and evaluation in STI and how the SADC protocol on gender and development relates to STI. It is intended that the fact sheets will create many important ‘connection points’ to other projects of mutual interest for the partners and participants.
20 Nov 2019
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.
05 Nov 2019
This GENDERACTION Policy Brief presents policy recommendations on structural change for gender equality in Research Funding and Performing Organisations. Its goal is to summarise compulsory elements of the structural change approach and present recommendations for taking structural change forward in the next framework programme period.
05 Nov 2019
This Call is a message from participants of the "Research and Innovation Excellence through gender equality" conference organized by the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. It is directed to EU Member States and Associated Countries, the European Commission, research and innovation funding agencies, R&I-performing institutions, private companies and stakeholders.
29 May 2019
A policy brief for the GenderInSITE report "Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges", including targeted policy recommendations towards gender equality in scientific leadership.
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.
21 Feb 2018
A booklet of fact sheets to provide an overview of the gender dimensions of the six GenderInSITE thematic areas: climate change, agriculture & food security, water & sanitation, energy, transportation, and education & the workforce
21 Feb 2018
A booklet of fact sheets that present an overview of the gender dimensions in the six GenderInSITE thematic areas: climate change; agriculture and food security; water and sanitation; energy; transportation; and education and the workforce
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.
21 Jun 2017
International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2017: Policy brief explores how global standards and guidelines contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and whether more can be done through these instruments to improve the situation of women in agriculture.
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