Women in many poor households excluded from education– report

The FINANCIAL —  According to Oxford University, 215 million people live in households where no woman or girl has completed primary school but at least one man or boy has. Two-thirds of multidimensionally poor households have no females who have completed primary education. Structural gender…

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Women are Undercited and Men are Overcited in Communication

The FINANCIAL —  In academia, how often one’s work is cited is one of the most important factors impacting who receives promotions, awards, and grants. It purports to be a nonbiased metric of the significance of a scholar’s research and contributions to…

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EBRD and EU support women entrepreneurs in Morocco

BEO events and communications agency benefits from the Women in Business programme. According to EBRD, Amina Moumny used to work for one of the most prestigious international hotels in Morocco’s cosmopolitan Casablanca. She loved her job as director of banqueting and seminars –…

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European Cybersecurity Challenge: cyber-girls

The FINANCIAL -- To celebrate women's achievements in the cybersecurity domain, the EU Agency for cybersecurity (ENISA) organises a virtual meeting of former European Cybersecurity Challenge (ECSC) participants.…

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To end HIV epidemic, we must address health disparities

The FINANCIAL -- Scientific strides in HIV treatment and prevention have reduced transmissions and HIV-related deaths significantly in the United States in the past two decades. However, despite coordinated national efforts to implement HIV services, the epidemic persists, especially in the South.…

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Post COVID-19 recession may cause more housing problems for women

The FINANCIAL — The pandemic-led recession is disproportionately hurting women in the workforce and is more likely to threaten their housing security. A new Zillow analysis finds women are more likely than men to be unemployed, renters and caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic, thereby…

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