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International Day of Women and Girls in Science
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Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en la Ciencia
Международный день женщин и девочек в науке
Journée Internationale des Femmes et des Filles de Science
妇女和女童参与科学国际日
اليوم الدولي للمرأة والفتاة في ميدان العلوم
Over the past 25 years, the United Nations and its agencies have realized the gender-gap in science; however, the advancement of women and girls in science has not only stalled,
but the international community is seeing a recidivist slide backwards.  The question to be asked is "Why?" Why have there been so few female scientists chosen to speak at
high-level events, or selected to take part in international decision-making bodies, or to deal with policy formulation?  
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Government of Canada launches campaign to encourage young women to choose
science.
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Council of the Baltic Sea States Science Day Paves the Way for Enhanced Science and
Research Cooperation.
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Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat Director General’s Statement on the
International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
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HRH Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite Promoting International Day of Women & Girls in
Science on CNBC TV.  
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UN Radio Celebrates the International Day of Women & Girls in Science.  Interview with
Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite.  
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UN TV marks the International Day of Women & Girls in Science, with the story of
Katherine Jin - a young female scientist and how her scientific invention helps safeguard
health workers.  
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The Power of Mentorship, a video titles "Creating Space for Everyone in Science” by Intize,
Sweden.
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Talya Ozdemir, Girls 4 Girls in Science Spokesperson, is selected by Turkish Public
Survey as one of the most 30 influential females in Turkey.
“Equality and Parity in Science for Peace and Development”
8 - 9 February 2018
United Nations Headquarters - New York City

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