Increasing education for females in science

Increasing training opportunities for females in technology
Facilitating access of women to science and technology education
Improving access of women to mathematics education
Improving access of women to technology and training

This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends measures to to increase educational and training opportunities for women and girls in sciences and technology, particularly at the post-secondary level.

Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal