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More Women in ICT

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
The ICT sector has grown rapidly in recent decades, and with continued expansion forecast, it is an area of high employability and opportunity. In Chile, and indeed globally, however, there is a large gender gap. Just 5% of those working in ICT in Ch ...

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UNESCO-UNEVOC virtual conference: Understanding the causes of gender disparities in STEM-related TVET

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related technical and vocational education and training (TVET) has a potentially significant role to play in providing the skills and competencies required to support innovation, productivity an ...

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Boosting gender equality in science and technology

A challenge for TVET programmes and careers
While technical and vocational education and training (TVET) has the potential to bolster the participation of women in the labour market, this potential is not always well understood and capitalized on. In general, female students are lowly represen ...

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Development of female entrepreneurship

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
iHUB’s Programme for the Development of Female Entrepreneurship is the first initiative in Ukraine to support women in business creation, from the initial idea to the set-up of a working business. It covers both knowledge and practical support, inc ...

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Transforming lives through code training

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
Laboratoria, a Lima-based web development company, observed a lack of female software developers in Peru and decided to set up a six-month training course for women, called Code Academy. The course is offered exclusively to young women from low-incom ...

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Empowering rural women through ICT in TVET

UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practice
In India, women from rural communities often have little say in family and community decision-making. Skills development is a recognized medium of empowerment. However, access to TVET remains a challenge to a majority of those living in rural India. ...

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