Gender equality

EPWS at the International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality

  This event was co-organised by the French Consulate in Boston, Wellesley (girls) College and Sciences Po (politiques) Paris. The speakers were from France, French-speaking Africa and of course the United States. This allowed fruitful comparisons between very different countries. Several former women ministers from Senegal and France gave brilliant talks. Prof. Claudine Hermann, EP...
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EPWS Booklet – Interviews of the Month 2015-2017

  The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS is an umbrella organisation bringing together networks of women scientists and organisations committed to gender equality in research, so as to raise the voice of women scientists in the European research policy debate. EPWS is concerned with all scientific disciplines throughout the European Union (EU) and the countries associated with t...
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Final Conference of the TRIGGER project “#TriggeringGenderInScience”

  The Department for Equal Opportunities of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, project coordinator, is pleased to invite you to the final conference of the TRIGGER project entitled “#TriggeringGenderInScience” . The final Conference represents an opportunity to present the final results of the project and the project Guidelines, and to contribute to the public debat...
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OECD: Progress on gender equality far too slow

"The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle presents a stark call to action, highlighting that very little progress has been made since the 2012 OECD report Closing the Gender Gap Now. “The pursuit of gender equality must be a priority to achieve sustainable, inclusive growth for the benefit of every citizen,” said OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa Gabriela Ramos at the launch of the...
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Interview of the Month: Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (09/2017)

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for September is the Irish association TCGEL: Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (formerly WiSER), based in Trinity College Dublin. TCGEL is an EPWS associate member.   For TCGEL, Professor Eileen Drew ...
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Interview of the Month: Femmes & Sciences (07/2017)

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for June is the French association Femmes & Sciences.   For F&S, Dr. Sylvaine Turck-Chièze (STC), CEA Research honorary director and Femmes & Sciences president has agreed to answer the EPWS questionnaire. ...
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Job vacancies: UK Atomic Energy Authority

The UK Atomic Energy Authority, which operates the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, is advertising for two Non-Executive Director posts. Non- Executive Director (Finance Expert) This is a part time Non-Executive appointment for which an honorarium is paid through PAYE. The rate for a Non-Executive Director is £15,000 a year. Travel and other reasonable expenses will be paid in accordance...
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Save the Date: EPWS events in September 2017

  SAVE THE DATE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, SEPTEMBER 2015 5 September 2017 EPWS General Assembly 2017 The EPWS General Assembly 2017 will take place in Brussels on 5 September 2017 in the afternoon. More information will be announced by the Association and on the EPWS website in due time.   ***   SAVE THE DATE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, SEPTEMBER 2017 6 September 2017 “From Resolution ...
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Improving Gender Balance: Institute of Physics Report

  "The failure of numerous initiatives to make a “revolutionary” impact on girls’ uptake of physics has led the IOP to take a new approach outlined in its report, Improving Gender Balance: reflections on the impact of interventions in schools, IOP head of education Charles Tracy said at its launch. Speaking to an audience at the Institute’s London centre on 22 March, he said that th...
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European Parliament: achievements on the Equality between men and women

"Equality between women and men is one of the objectives of the European Union. Over time, legislation, case-law and changes to the Treaties have helped shore up this principle and its implementation in the EU. The European Parliament has always been a fervent defender of the principle of equality between men and women." Legal basis The principle that men and women should receive equal pay f...
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