News file for: UNESCO
One in six college-educated Indian women works full time for an employer, says Steve Crabtree and Anita Pugliese, based on data from a new Gallup poll.
Despite making education a constitutional right in 2010, Pakistan is unlikely to fulfill its Millennium Development Goal of achieving universal education by 2015.
There are simply not enough women taking up careers in science, writes Zaria Gorvett, and inequalities in the hiring process, career progression, and salary may be to blame.
UN Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has praised the bravery of Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl injured in an assassination attempt on her way home from school earlier this month.
An outstanding woman scientist from Singapore was announced this week as the recipient of the prestigious 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO International Fellowship award.
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred off the Pacific coast of Tohoku in Japan. One year later, Japan rebuilds its towns, schools, fisheries, and… hearts.
UNESCO’s Kizuna campaign, which led to 30,000 messages of friendship from students around the world being sent to their peers in the devastated areas, reached Nakano School in Sendai, Japan.
After a recent fiasco over the Senepis Tiger Sanctuary in Sumatra, paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper Group has embarked on a new initative to provide clean and safe water to communities in Indonesia.
A mock tsunami drill which reenacted the events of December 26, 2004, concluded on Thursday evening. Code named “Exercise IOWave11,” it was the first of its kind.
Almost seven years after the devastating tsunami of 2004, more than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System on October 12.