Education and gender stereotypes

Blog by Marie-Christine Gries, SI Representative at UNESCO, Paris. "Among the online events marking UNESCO on March 8, Women's Day, a webinar was held on the theme: “Smashing stereotypes: Challenging gender bias in and through education”. You can watch the full webinar here. The objective of this interactive webinar was

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Blog by Evelyne Para, SI United Nations Representative at UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation). "Since 2015, every 11 February we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Throughout the world, pioneering women scientists have marked, and continue to mark our history. But there are

World Summit for the Information Society, Session 12 – Gender Mainstreaming

A blog by Stacy Ciulik, UN Representative Geneva "The World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) 2019, Geneva, had a jam-packed agenda of fascinating topics relating to digitalisation and the information society.  High-Level Policy Session 12 on gender mainstreaming touched upon many topics I have personally encountered as a female


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