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Gender Gap in Digital Skills in Greece

Maria Perifanou, Anastasios A. Economides
2021 Zenodo  
This paper describes the policies and initiatives to foster gender equality in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-related education and employment in Greece.  ...  The resulting framework consists of twelve (12) areas. The paper gives example strategies for some of the areas. Finally, the paper present conclusions and suggestions for future research.  ...  Also, future research may examine the relationship between women holding an ICT degree and their job type, their job level as well their employment sector (e.g. commerce, finance, education, research,  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4412287 fatcat:zmc4kgxsjbe5ppnyxgjgx4izky

Introduction: international academic mobility and inequalities

Başak Bilecen, Christof Van Mol
2017 Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies  
Higher education is one of the social fields where inequalities are produced and reproduced.  ...  Third, we argue it is beneficial to extend the scope of to the mobility process as a whole, as inequalities in opportunities and outcomes are intrinsically connected.  ...  the participants of the conference Transnational Academic Spaces for their useful comments, discussions, and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1369183x.2017.1300225 fatcat:zdfyjw4qi5cd5moafiq7l4ldai

Gender Gap in Digital Skills in Greece

Maria Perifanou, Anastasios A. Economides
2020 Zenodo  
This paper describes the policies and initiatives to foster gender equality in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-related education and employment in Greece.  ...  ABSTRACT: Inequalities between men and women exist not only in the economy and society but also in education all over the world.  ...  of the "Gender Monitoring Observatory" and the preparation of a relevant newsletter on a yearly basis; ii) Specialized actions for the development of digital skills for special population groups.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4384558 fatcat:4tzwekiglreq3l65zlxkh5fhfm

Racial/Ethnic and Gender Equity Patterns in Illinois High School Career and Technical Education Coursework

Asia Fuller Hamilton, Joel Malin, Donald Hackmann
2015 Journal of Career and Technical Education  
Gender and ethnicitybased inequities were found in certain areas and more equitable patterns were apparent in others.  ...  This study analyzed high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) enrollments in Illinois, with comparisons to national data when possible, by career cluster and pathway and with respect to gender and  ...  Credentials can facilitate advancement of students within a particular pathway and provide for more versatility in the skills they acquire.  ... 
doi:10.21061/jcte.v30i1.712 fatcat:gzq3aovqwzdiznzxdty4757b4i

Skilled immigrant women's career trajectories during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari, Hui Zhang, Liam P.S. Hoselton, Aliya Kuzhabekova
2021 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion  
Skilled immigrant women face additional gendered disadvantages, including a disproportionate domestic burden, interrupted careers and gender segmentation in occupations and organizations.  ...  Also, this paper contributes a better understanding of the gender dynamics informing the COVID-19 socio-economic climate.  ...  They specialized in a variety of fields, including business, health, engineering and language.  ... 
doi:10.1108/edi-09-2020-0255 fatcat:fpe2j6ijffdcvlwpiqk3gl5tly

The Power of Women in the Armed Forces

Valbona Medani
2013 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
The article examines the main challenges that female military personnel face along the military career and sheds light on the mechanism for the protection and implementation of female rights.  ...  Women, with their skills, might offer comparative advantage in the resources needed for the wars of the future.  ...  on women, peace and security, • Acceptance of the gender perspective and special assessment of gender issues in order to protect from any kind of violence. • To advice AAF leadership for critical issues  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n10p580 fatcat:27roj7ifqzce5hywxioncoevz4

Her Voice: Engaging and Preparing Girls With Disabilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Careers

Amy Jane Griffiths, Angel Miles Nash, Zachary Maupin, Sneha Kohli Mathur
2020 International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education  
Finally, through our analysis of labor market needs and the available assessment and intervention literature, we present a science-informed framework for intervention.  ...  Currently all students require innovative training and support from a young age to pursue STEM careers successfully.  ...  The labor market must inform the points of intervention to provide the appropriate preparation and skills training in this framework.  ... 
doi:10.26822/iejee.2020358223 fatcat:ybnnezwt4vheddpdkqlgbx4i4a

Gender equality plans (GEPs) as a framework to devise gender equality measures for disaster research

Serena Tagliacozzo, Ilaria Di Tullio
2021 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
Importantly, the article is not a review of the studies on gender issues in disaster contexts; rather it seeks to put forth a strategy to illuminate and redress the dynamics of inequality within the disaster  ...  Here, we propose to adopt the framework of the gender equality plans (GEPs), an instrument promoted by the European Commission to advance gender equality in research performing organizations.  ...  for their valuable inputs and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102294 fatcat:pssqzrwoszcqncmspxpfck5piy

Shifting Perspectives in Polar Research: Global Lessons on the Barriers and Drivers for Securing Academic Careers in Natural Sciences

Blanca Figuerola, Nicolas Valiente, Andres Barbosa, Madeleine J. Brasier, Roger Colominas-Ciuró, Peter Convey, Daniela Liggett, Miguel Angel Fernández-Martínez, Sergi Gonzalez, Huw J. Griffiths, Shridhar D. Jawak, Faradina Merican (+4 others)
2021 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution  
Gender and social inequalities are also perceived as important barriers.  ...  In this article we present the outcomes of a community survey that aimed to assess the main barriers and success factors identified by academic researchers at all career stages in response to these global  ...  In addition, a gender bias was apparent in the responses, with women perceiving greater gender and socioeconomic inequalities than men.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fevo.2021.777009 fatcat:dkgevz3tonbghhbx7g7csd2wia

Gender, Inequality, and Capitalism: The "Varieties of Capitalism" and Women

M. Estevez-Abe
2009 Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society  
A book manuscript that I have just completed, Gender, Inequality and Capitalism, examines effects of different educational/ training systems, the degree of employment protection, wage bargaining institutions  ...  Different forms of gender inequality are present in Australia and the UK than in Canada and the United States.  ... 
doi:10.1093/sp/jxp010 fatcat:okkhlxpgrndrvphfxaihpwzujm

Computational Thinking Education in the Asian Pacific Region

Hyo-Jeong So, Morris Siu-Yung Jong, Chen-Chung Liu
2019 The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher  
We hope that this special issue provides better understandings of the current status of CT education in the Asia-Pacific region and the challenges faced by teachers, school administrators, and policy makers  ...  Integrating CT into formal education involves far more than learning and teaching of computational concepts and coding skills.  ...  The field of science and computing is still male-dominant, and women belong to the marginalized group in STEM-related careers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40299-019-00494-w fatcat:zwnsey6wwrfgldt5c5f2brzv3i

Moving through the STEM Pipeline: A Systematic Literature Review of the Gender Inequality in Russian Engineering

Ирина Александровна Антощук
2021 Monitoring Obŝestvennogo Mneniâ: Ekonomičeskie i Socialʹnye Peremeny  
Responding to the need for a comprehensive analytical perspective on gender inequality, the paper develops a multilevel framework, embracing and linking macro-, meso-, and individual-level causal factors  ...  Gender inequality in engineering—and other scientific and technical fields—is one of the most persistent and intractable problems in modern culture.  ...  The research was  ... 
doi:10.14515/monitoring.2021.3.1912 fatcat:aegeo5fp5zcmfkm3kyi4764qyi

Vocational Experiences and Quality of Life of Migrants: Overview and Future Research

Zhou Jiang, Ying Wang, Fei Guo, Paul J. Gollan
2017 Social Indicators Research  
Reflecting on the literature and the showcased studies, this article proposes that future research should advance the current inquiry by better categorizing vocational experiences, uniquely operationalizing  ...  This article introduces a set of studies that employ diverse approaches to explore how work, vocational, and career experiences shape quality of life among migrants, and proposes a future agenda to extend  ...  Tian, Wang, and Chia's paper examined two important features (job security and skill utilization) of employment to understand job satisfaction among skilled migrant workers in Australia.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11205-017-1727-9 fatcat:5jjlxmzbbfbihno72k4epzohce

Understanding Brain Waste: Unequal Opportunities for Skills Development between Highly-Skilled Women and Men, Migrants and Non-Migrants

Yvonne Riaño
2021 Zenodo  
Second, a multiscalar perspective shows how actions by individuals, families, employers and the state favour or constrain skills advancement among women and men.  ...  Third, a spatial–temporal perspective unveils that gender inequalities arise at particular moments (migration and childbirth) and places (lacking childcare services and limited employment).  ...  Using intersectionality as a framework of analysis highlights the need for practical interventions that target the structures of inequality that create disadvantages in skill use and development; otherwise  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5035439 fatcat:4fyga7rls5hmpf2fgj52vngqs4

Editorial: Women's Under-representation in Engineering and Computing: Fresh Perspectives on a Complex Problem

Kathleen Buse
2018 Frontiers in Psychology  
The special issue seeks to inform the global community about advances in understanding the underrepresentation of women in engineering and computing with a focus on what enables change.  ...  Editorial on the Research Topic Women's Under-representation in Engineering and Computing: Fresh Perspectives on a Complex Problem Understanding the many complexities that define gender inequality has  ...  Work should include opportunities that allow a sense of accomplishment, security, good compensation, opportunities for advancement, and a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00595 pmid:29740376 pmcid:PMC5928753 fatcat:4wkn5loqofcyjdcplzlgwldxba
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