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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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In commemorating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Leiden
University of the Netherlands is organizing a Public Event on Sunday 11 February
2018.  All are invited. For Further Information
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The Czech Technical University in Prague is organizing a Particle Physics
Masterclasses for Girls on occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in

Science. Particle physics is one of the most important emerging fields in science.
Duringa Masterclass, high-school students get the chance to explore this field of
cutting edge physics: They can work with recent data from experiments at CERN´s
Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, under the supervision of physicists. Most activities
during the Masterclass are led by female scientists to show that physics is a field
where women are part of the community and to encourage girls to undertake a job in
scientific research. Within a scientific program, also a dedicated discussion how to
overcome possible obstacles that women might face during a scientific carrier takes
place. For Further Information
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On occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Spanish
Center for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT) is organizing different
events at its Madrid headquarters. For Further Information
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Through February 2018, members of the Environment Agency of United Kingdom are
highlighting the contribution made by female scientists nationwide, as part of
International Women in and Girls in Science. The event aims to: celebrate the Agency’
s women scientists, describe what it means to be a scientist and the variety of career
pathways, and promote science as a career to women, both within and outside the
Environment Agency. For Further Information
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The Society of Taiwan Women in Science and Technology is promoting the
International Day of Women and Girls in Science, through forming an alliance of
Taiwan girls senior high schools' principles.  Activities aim to emphasize that women
and girls can devote and contribute in science. For Further Information,
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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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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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