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National Assessments on Gender and STI 

D3Numbers of women in physics, engineering, computer science on the decline globally

Even in countries where the number of women S&T students have increased, women are not finding their way into the workplace.

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UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030

Posted 7/5/2016

On 31 May 2016 the European Parliament’s (EP) Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Panel hosted a joint workshop along with UNESCO and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) to examine the key findings of the ‘UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030’.

UNESCO examines every five years the domestic and international enabling environment for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). The ‘UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030’, published in 2015, is the 6th edition of this report. It profiles 140 countries and delivers further information on another 49, covering the period between 2010 to 2015. This is a special period, as the report examines the status of the enabling environment in the aftermath of the economic crisis.

Click here for the presentation made by Sophia Huyer, WISAT Executive Director, author of the chapter "Is the gender gap narrowing in science and engineering?"

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