International Day for Women and Girls in Science

With science ‘held back by a gender gap’, Guterres calls for more empowerment for women and girls

Fewer than 30 per cent of the world’s scientific researchers are women: that’s just one of the statistics showing how many challenges remain for women and girls in the scientific field, as the world marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, on Tuesday.

More women and girls needed in the sciences to solve world’s biggest challenges

Many of the world’s biggest problems may be going unsolved because too many women and girls are being discouraged from the sciences.

International Day for women in science was “best present”: Iraqi princess

The adoption of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science by the UN General Assembly was the “best present” ever given to women in the field.

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