Tag: UNESCO

Time to bridge the gap & #ChooseScience

Bridging the gender gap in science is vital for achieving sustainable development and fulfilling the promise of the 2030 Agenda to “leave no one behind”. Although science-related fields are critical to national economies, most countries, industrialised or not, have not achieved gender equality in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at every level of the […]

UNESCO study reveals correlation between poverty and education

    A study conducted by UNESCO (the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation) examines the correlation between poverty and the accessibility of education. Due to the high rates of children and adolescents who are out of school, or have not completed their education, the global poverty rate may not see a reduction. According to […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

    This week on March 21, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was observed by the United Nations, governments and organisations across the globe. As societies become increasingly diverse and multicultural, targeting racism and all forms of discrimination is so important for peace and social cohesion. The rights to equality and non-discrimination […]