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Li Jingmei Awarded 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship

Already in it's 16th year, this year's UNESCO-L'Oréal award for women in science honors Singapore's Dr Li Jingmei among 14 other winners.

Sierin Lim: Empowering Women Through Science

Assistant Professor Sierin Lim of NTU talks about the challenges surrounding women researchers and her aspirations for women in science.

China Outpaces India For Women In The Workforce

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.

Quality Education Still A Long Way Off In Pakistan

Despite making education a constitutional right in 2010, Pakistan is unlikely to fulfill its Millennium Development Goal of achieving universal education by 2015.

The Mystery Of The Missing Women Scientists

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.

Angelina Jolie, UNESCO Salute Malala’s Courage

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.

14th Annual L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards For Women Honors Singapore Scientist

An outstanding woman scientist from Singapore was announced this week as the recipient of the prestigious 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO International Fellowship award.

One Year After The Great East Japan Earthquake (March 11, 2011)

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 Sends 30,000 Hopeful Messages To Sendai, Japan

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.