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The role of teachers and teacher educators in addressing the gender digital divide
Gender equality is essential to develop and sustain the capacity for sustainable development although, ironically, STEM subjects and professions see the greatest gender digital divide and especially in developing economies.
How can education help to bridge the STEM diversity gap?
Victoria Knight, Strategic Campaigns Director at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, explores the importance of education in overcoming the STEM diversity gap.
Language can be a barrier for girls in education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Girls in education are at a higher chance of success at school in Sub-Saharan Africa if they can already speak English – as taught language can affect academic accomplishment.
Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy reduces suicidal ideation
People who undergo Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy have high grades of satisfaction with the physical and psychological effects – and have fewer suicidal thoughts.
What is the future of women in leadership?
Women in leadership are the future and they should push for career progress, according to seasoned Leadership Coach Sarah Jones.
Gender segregation contributes to sexual harassment in the workplace
Individuals who form the gender minority at work are more likely to experience sexual harassment in the workplace and leave the job.
Female incarceration rates decrease with gender equality in education
Research finds that with greater gender equality in education there is a lower prison admission rate for females – but not males.
AI finds men represented four times more than women in literature
Machine learning algorithms have found that men are represented four times more than women in literature, with transgender and non-binary people largely missing.
Women begin to earn less after having their first child
Women’s earnings have been found to decrease following the birth of their first child – but the drop in salary is not applicable to fathers.
Women with promotions feel more overwhelmed and stressed at work
Women with promotions are more frustrated at work – as promotions are at a greater emotional benefit for men than women.
Health information lacks sex-specific research about women
Current health guidelines are based on studies in men - lacking sex-specific research for issues like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in women.
Only 25% of global senior-level positions held by women in economics
Women are noticeably underrepresented in many academic professions, with a distinct lack of women in economics – particularly in universities.
There will be 100 million unregistered children worldwide, by 2030
Obstacles to registering births across Africa has led to millions of unregistered children – potentially preventing people from attaining essential human rights later in life.
Diversity in medicine sees more women, but lacks minority groups in U.S
Diversity in medicine across the U.S is not equal with population changes – while women see gains in representation, minority groups continue to go underrepresented.
Where are women in today’s supply chain workforce?
Seagull Scientific explores women in the supply chain workforce and how diverse leadership can enhance the efficiency of these systems.
Females at increased risk of at-home homicide by gun violence
Rates of homicide by gun violence, for adults who live with handgun owners, were twice as high compared to adults who did not – the victims being primarily women.
Female alcohol dependence: Mental health struggles in women
Participants in women-only meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous experience a strong feeling of loneliness and rejection, due to the social stigma tied to female alcohol dependence.
Achieving innovation cohesion in Europe
Open Access Government delves into the innovation cohesion priorities of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, for 2022 and beyond.
The great democratic deficit of women in politics
Gender parity in the public sector remains an essential endeavour: with diversity and inclusion at the forefront of modern politics, we still beg the question, where are all the women?
Boys and girls feel negative effects of social media, at different ages
Girls experience social media use effects often at 11-13, whereas boys experience this later at 14-15 – adolescents who use social media more have a lower life satisfaction.