(MULTI) – IATE Term of the week: Gender Parity Index | TermCoord


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Tomorrow (11th February) the entire world is celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Although over the past 15 years the global community has put a special effort in inspiring and engaging women and girls in science, there is still a long way to go until achieving the desired Gender Parity.

The Gender Parity Index (GPI) is a socioeconomic index usually designed to measure the relative access to education of males and females. This index is introduced and observed by UNESCO, and in its simplest form it is calculated as the quotient of the number of females by the number of …


via Terminology Coordination Unit [DGTRAD] – European Parliament

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