International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2018
Event type: International Day
Target group: counsellors, educational authorities, general public, industry, learners, other, parents, policy makers, researchers, teachers
Topic: applied sciences, biological sciences, computer science, genetics, information and communications technology, medical sciences, physical sciences, science education
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 11 February of each year as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day raises awareness about the need for full and equal access and participation of all genders in science. Events and activities are carried out all over the world to further advance gender equality and empower women and girls in science.