This day is implemented by UNESCO an UN Women in collaboration with

  • institutions
  • civil society
  • partners (like Zonta International)

that aim to promote women and girls in science.

Levers for development and peace

This day is an opportunity to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. Gender equality is a goal priority for UNESCO, and the support of young girls, their education and their full ability to make their ideas are levers for development and peace.

Read more about this day on the UNESCO Homepage

Here you will also find 'Facts & Figures' about STEM fields.

Read more about this day on the UN Homepage

Read more about this day on the UNWOMEN Homepage

Hashtag #WomenInScience

On the UNWOMEN page you can find this link to trello.com with the UNWOMEN package for social media posts on this topic - available in english, french and spanish.

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