Low representation of women in academic publishing is only a reflection of lack of opportunities

Dr Sabina Bhattarai is an Associate Professor and Vice Principal at Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal and Editor-in-Chief, Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology. The journal is published in NepJOL, supported by INASP. In this post, Thakur Amgai asked her about her experience in journal publishing in Nepal and the challenges she faces as a female journal editor.

How are Higher Education institutions addressing gender issues?

AuthorAID sponsored gender sensitization workshop creates gender awareness in the work of PASGR staff and partners in Nairobi. —————————————————————————————————————————–                                            ...

In their own words: challenges and opportunities for Tanzanian women researchers

Women researchers from Dodoma University, AuthorAID project meeting, December 2016, Tanzania. ————————- – Blog post by Jennifer Chapin, Programme Manager,...

Photo Blog: INASP celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science – 11 Feb

INASP Photo of the Month Feb 2017: Sophia Osawe working in the lab on Nigerian baby white blood cells to...

Using evidence to mainstream gender in policy making

Gender Centre for Research and Training running a workshop in training to policymakers on mainstreaming gender in development policies and...

Spotlight: Evidence for gender policy at regional level in Ghana

In April 2015, Thywill Eyra Kpe participated in the first VakaYiko evidence-informed policy making course to be run by Ghana’s Civil Service Training Centre. At that time, she was posted in the Volta Region of the country but she has since moved to the Central Region as the Regional Director for the Department of Gender, under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. In this interview, she discusses gender, evidence and regional policy in Ghana.

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