BEWARE OF FAKE INSTITUTES WITH SIMILAR NAMES. blank    blank

India’s push for gender equity in science

  Dec 08, 2020

India’s push for gender equity in science

Q. What is Gender disparity in science?

Gender inequality is the social process by which men and women are not treated as equals. The treatment may arise from distinctions regarding biology, psychology, or cultural norms. Some of these distinctions are empirically-grounded while others appear to be socially constructed.

To this end, the DST will incorporate a system of grading institutes depending on the enrolment of women and the advancement of the careers of women faculty and scientists.

Q. What is Athena SWAN?

Q. How well has it worked?

Q. Why does India need such a programme?

Q. What are some of Govt Initiatives to bridge gender inequity in Science? 

Q. What are the challenges ahead?