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    Tapping at the glass ceiling: a history of Women, Natural Sciences and UNESCO - by Renée Clair
    ‘Girls and Science’ 2000©UNESCO.gif2006 -“UNESCO’s Charter indicated clearly that the new organization proposed to contribute to the maintenance of peace by strengthening collaboration among nations through education, science and culture. A few lines further on, it is specified that this will be done ‘without distinction of race, sex, language or religion’. More

    Women researchers absent from highest rungs of the profession - by Peter Coles
    ©-Micheline-Pelletier_Gamma.gifFebruary 2007 -Even if they are far from reaching parity with their males colleagues, more females than ever are researchers. But they remain largely absent from the highest rungs of the profession and must often make difficult choices between professional career and private life. More


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    2006 Recommendations
    Recommendations made by the Network of UNESCO Chairs “Women, Science, Technology and Development within the framework of the 8th International Water Symposium, 27-30 June 2006, Cannes, France. More

    Low percentage rate for Women Prize-Winners of UNESCO Scientific Prizes
    Created in 1952, the Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science was the first scientific prize created by UNESCO. Kalinga Prize winner in 1970, Margaret Mead was the first woman to receive a UNESCO scientific prize. More


    Articles
    2006 - Tapping at the glass ceiling: a history of Women, Natural Sciences and UNESCO - Renée Clair
    ‘Girls and Science’ 2000©UNESCO.gif“UNESCO’s Charter indicated clearly that the new organization proposed to contribute to the maintenance of peace by strengthening collaboration among nations through education, science and culture. A few lines further on, it is specified that this will be done ‘without distinction of race, sex, language or religion’.More

    February 2007 - Women researchers absent from highest rungs of the profession - Peter Coles
    ©-Micheline-Pelletier_Gamma.gifEven if they are far from reaching parity with their males colleagues, more females than ever are researchers. But they remain largely absent from the highest rungs of the profession and must often make difficult choices between professional career and private life.More


    Books
    Gender Indicators in Science, Engineering and Technology Sophia Huyer & Gunnar Westholm


    Projects
    Network: Women, Science, Technology and Development
    Country by country information on the Network: Women, Science, Technology and Development created in 2006 and which, at present, brings together seven UNESCO Chairs. >> More

    Website
    1. For Women in Science - l’Oréal and UNESCO

    2. Gender in Education - Asia and the Pacific

    3. AGORA - an online forum for Women in Science

    4. Gender Mainstreaming

     

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