▲ Up
 
02:36 01-05-2017
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Latvia, Lithuania have almost highest shares of women in science
14:32, 10 March 2014, 660

AKIPRESS.COM - successful-woman In spite the fact the share of women in higher education continues to increase, only 30% of scientists are women, The Baltic Course reported referring to the latest data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Latvian National Commission for UNESCO consultant Liene Krivena said that only one in five countries has achieved gender equality in science – the share of women in science between 45% and 55%, and Latvia is among these countries.

Thus, the share of women in science in Latvia is 51%, in Lithuania – 51%, in Estonia – 43%.

UNESCO researchers point out that many women do not continue their careers after attaining education. Instead, they choose to take care of their families.


Full access to all news articles in English

1 month2000 somsubscribe
year20000 somsubscribe
These subscription fees are for private individuals only. Please contact us via phone +996 (312) 900-776 or email info@akipress.org for corporate subscription inquiries
Twitterfacebookprint
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75