Bel   ·  Eng   ·  Rus  |    Text only  |   NASB in Facebook NASB in Vkontakte NASB in Twitter NASB in Instagram NASB in Youtube NASB in LinkedIn NASB in SlideShare rss Mail 
   
The Official Internet Portal of the President of the Republic of Belarus
The Official Internet Site of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus
List of Administrative Procedures Carried out by NAS of Belarus and its Organizations
The national legal Internet portal of the Republic of Belarus
The Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus
Internet portal Youth of Belarus
Republican Center for Technology Transfer
Республиканский Центр Трансфера Технологий
Belt and Road Forum for Regional Cooperation and Development

11 February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Homepage / News / News Archive / 2019 
 

11.02.2019 The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated annually on 11 February since 2016 by the United Nations decision.

According to the Institute of Sociology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the proportion of women researchers in our country is 39.7% (including 40.6% among candidates of sciences and 18% among doctors of sciences). Women researchers of the NAS of Belarus make up 47.6% of the total number of researchers, which corresponds to the parity representation according to the gender equality plan of the Republic of Belarus. The share of women among candidates of science is 42.8%. There is a high proportion of women among undergraduates (46.7%) and postgraduates (55%). Among doctoral students and doctors, 29.6% and 18% of the total are women. Women are also represented among the senior staff of the Academy. They hold positions of heads of the scientific organization (4.3%), deputy heads for scientific work (23.2%), deputy heads for scientific and innovative work (19.4%). Most women hold the administrative position of scientific secretary – 63.2%.

In the view of women holding senior positions (director, deputy director, scientific secretary) in the structural divisions of the NAS of Belarus, who were interviewed during 40 sociological interviews, first of all, the measure of success is professionalism.

Over the past 15 years, the world community has made significant strides in engaging women and girls in science. According to the strategy of the European Commission on gender equality, one of the goals in research is to achieve at least 40% of each sex representation in science. The share of female researchers in the world ranges from 15.3% in Japan to 54.8% in Azerbaijan.



Возврат к списку

Homepage / News / News Archive / Back to Top of Page