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Take Five: "If we add the "glass ceiling" to the challenges of the occupation, the development of women researchers becomes more difficult"

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Ana Inés Zambrana has a degree in Biochemistry from the Universidad de la República and a Master's degree in Biology from the Program for the Development of Basic Sciences (PEDECIBA).

Take Five: "Women tend to be more inclusive and seek consensus, and in science these two things are very much needed to foster research and the development of human talent"

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Medical Technologist, with a Master in Public Health and a PhD in Epidemiology. She works in a second level Hospital of the Social Security Fund in Aguadulce, Panama, where she is dedicated to guide resident physicians and staff in the research process.  She has her own research on topics such as tuberculosis, nutrition and diabetes. }

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.

Student leaders in Guatemala lead research and advocacy to end sexual harassment

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

For far too long, sexual harassment and violence have been normalized in college campuses across Guatemala, creating a pervasive rape culture. Armed with new data and research, students and leading and shaping public opinion for recognizing sexual harassment as a crime.

México promotes knowledge economy, innovation and culture as key drivers for gender equality at the United Nations

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Permanent Mission of Mexico and the Mexican National Women’s Institute, in collaboration with UN Women and Sony Music, held a symposium entitled “Culture, Knowledge Economy and Innovation”, hosted by the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) during its sixtieth session at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The priority theme at CSW this year is “women’s empowerment and its relationship to sustainable development”.

UN Women and Sumarse take actions to empower women

Saturday, December 5, 2015

The UN Women Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, along with the Global Compact Network in Panama, Sumarse, recently held a business forum to officially launch the Knowledge Gateway on Women’s Economic Empowerment: EmpowerWomen.org, as well as the Women’s Economic Principles.

Welcome to the UN Women Training Centre eLearning Campus!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

As we near the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a landmark for women’s rights and gender equality, we present an online course meant to make basic gender equality knowledge accessible to all UN system staff and everyone who wants to increase their knowledge of gender. “I Know Gender: An Introduction to Gender Equality” stems from collective efforts by UN Women and sister UN agencies to enhance awareness, knowledge and understanding on gender equality and...

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