Education in the Pacific: Bridging the Gender Gap

Advancing women’s leadership potential and gender justice in the Pacific is a key condition for achieving their full participation in the political, social and economic development of their communities and countries. Gaps remain in achieving gender parity in secondary and tertiary education in the Pacific, with great disparities in gender equality. This contributes to women’s lack of political representation at higher decision-making levels, creates gender gaps in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and contributes to a gender pay gap in the region. How can secondary and tertiary education increase women’s leadership and drive change in gender equality? The seminar will explore this area with a focus on:

 

The seminar is on 29 October 2015  at 19:00 – 21:00 – followed by a drinks reception

Fiji National University

Raiwai Campus

Suva

RSVP here: gwi@graduatewomen.org

Author: Amy Paunila

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