strategy

Increasing education for females in science

Synonyms:
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
Context:
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.
Subjects:
Mathematics
Women
Education
Training
Technology
Science
Reform
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies