|Africa | World |
Women researchers still scarce, UNESCO
afrol News, 23 November - Although the number of researchers working in developing countries over the last five years has increased by 50 per cent, women only occupy a very small percentage of these positions in some regions, according to a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) report released today.
|Africa | Ethiopia |
African countries conclude gender and climate change training
afrol News, 19 October - Delegates from 26 African countries, plus Canada, Jamaica and Philippines, today in Addis Ababa concluded a three-day sensitisation training on gender and climate change, resolving to put necessary pressure on political leaders and African lead negotiators to integrate gender issues in climate change negotiations ahead of the 15th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
|Africa | World |
CGI partners announce new commitments to empower girls and women
afrol News, 24 September - Millions of girls and women will have access to improved health care, better education, and increased economic opportunity, thanks to the new commitments made at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), which brings together leaders from across sectors of society to identify solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems.
Grant to support grassroots development in Uganda
afrol News, 12 August - A US$50,000 grant to The Hunger Project (THP) has been made available to expand community mobilisation and leadership programmes in Uganda. Awarded by the Oprah's Angel Network, the programmes enable rural communities to overcome their own hunger and poverty on a sustainable basis.
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