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Bridging The Stem And ICT Gender Gap In Tanzania

Bridging The Stem And ICT Gender Gap In Tanzania

If the Chinese City of Beijing comes to mind every time you talk about gender issues it’s probably advisable not to read beyond this first sentence. But, if gender will possibly mean little else beyond pub talk, or coinage floated around in policy corridors, then please read on. It’s a bit weird, also, that every […]

The Gender Gap In Game Design Is Gradually Closing

The Gender Gap In Game Design Is Gradually Closing

52% of today’s gamers are women, according to recent research revealed by the Internet Advertising Bureau. After years of being seen as a male-dominated business, the proportion of women working in game design is now on the rise. Four years ago, the Boston Globe published an article entitled ‘Women Remain Outsiders in Video Game Industry’. It gave […]

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women And Partners Seek Ways To Close Gender Data Gaps

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women And Partners Seek Ways To Close Gender Data Gaps

With only 41 per cent of countries regularly producing data on violence against women and only 13 per cent of countries having a dedicated gender statistics budget, the first-ever United Nations World Data Forum today explored ways to close these data gaps. “Gender statistics are critical for setting priorities, planning interventions and assessing their impacts,” […]