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UN Women, ILO and ECLAC propose a "basic basket" to bridge the digital divide between men and women

Friday, April 16, 2021

As part of International Women's Day, much has been said about the disproportionate impact on women of the COVID-19 pandemic, the confinement measures and the economic consequences of the health crisis. It is a situation that has exacerbated other pre-pandemic inequalities, the burden of care at home, unemployment and, above all, situations of violence against women and the increase in femicides. On Tuesday, March 9, UN Women, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Economic...

Latin American Women in Science and Technology

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Over 60% of children who are starting elementary school today will have jobs that do not exist today. The world needs more science and science needs women and girls. Meet these five Latin American women who inspire new generations of girls and women in science.

Commemorating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science: for more public policies

Monday, February 8, 2021

Since 2015, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science has been commemorated every February 11th, a UN initiative that seeks to highlight inequality in science and technology disciplines and empower women in the key role they can play in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Although more women are gaining access to science and technology, at the current rate the gender gap will close by the year 2100.

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