Category Archives: ICT&girls

#Beijing+20 Campaign: Empowering Women – Investing in Girls

[Text reposted from UN Women_The Beijing Platform for ActionTurns 20] They go to school, help with housework, work in factories, make friends, care for elder and younger family members and prepare themselves to take on the responsibilities of adulthood. Girls … Continue reading

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Gender equality in ICT: GEM-TECH awards 2014

ITU and UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote gender equality. The annual GEM-TECH Awards will … Continue reading

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Gender in Horizon2020

 As requested in all EU activities, Horizon 2020 encompasses the aim to eliminate inequalities and to promote equality between men and women. Gender equality in research and innovation is a key element of Horizon 2020 and is mainstreamed as a … Continue reading

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#DayoftheGirl – Innovating for Girls’ Education

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. For its second … Continue reading

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ICT & entrepreneurship for girls

The EU Comenius project ICT-go-girls! aims to empower secondary school girls with the knowledge, skills and values to encourage their participation and pro-active attitude towards innovation, entrepreneurship and quality ICT related employment.  The experts behind this project belong to 7 … Continue reading

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