Daily Archives: 9 February 2017

9 Feb, 2017

No hidden figures: success stories can help girls’ STEM careers

From UN WOMEN Op-ed by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February What makes a young girl believe she is less intelligent and capable than a boy? And what happens when those children face the ‘hard’ subjects like science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)?

9 Feb, 2017

Ten Things You Need To Know About the 2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum

For two days on 30-31 January, the 6th annual ECOSOC Youth Forum brought together young leaders, government representatives, and civil society organizations at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The ECOSOC Youth Forum represents the largest annual convening at the United Nations focused on youth development and engagement and is a critical juncture for reviewing