Women In Technology - Friday Links - 24 September 2021

Hello,

 

As usual, we prepared traditional WIT links for you for the upcoming weekend!

 

📗📕📙Links to check:

 

Diversity in science: next steps for research group leaders

Many institutions publicly pledged their commitment to inclusion after Black Lives Matter protests this year. And researchers emphasize the need to maintain momentum.

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02681-y?sap-outbound-id=302AA6B0E43DBD99585345D6DD667F3D2BE8E7A2&utm_source=hybris-campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=000_VAN6575_0000016930_NatureCareers-Newsletter-A%2FB-18Sept2021&utm_content=EN_internal_32346_20210918&mkt-key=42010A0557EB1EEA9BA451477F9DDBE9

 

UN Women: Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals --- The gender snapshot 2021

"The gender snapshot 2021 presents the latest evidence on gender equality across all 17 Goals, highlighting the progress made since 2015 but also the continued alarm over the COVID-19 pandemic, its immediate effect on women’s well-being, and the threat it poses to future generations"

https://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2021/09/progress-on-the-sustainable-development-goals-the-gender-snapshot-2021

 

Simone Biles condemns U.S. Olympic Committee, FBI for sex-abuse crisis

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/gymnasts-simone-biles-aly-raisman-testify-us-senate-sex-abuse-probe-2021-09-15/

 

28 Sept, Safe Abortion Day,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Safe_Abortion_Day#:~:text=28%20September%20is%20International%20Safe,September%20as%20an%20international%20day

 

Afghanistan: Taliban Abuses Cause Widespread Fear

Human Rights Watch and the SJSU Human Rights Institute conducted in-depth interviews by telephone with seven women in Herat, Afganistan

https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/09/23/afghanistan-taliban-abuses-cause-widespread-fear

 

UN Women unveils new feminist roadmap for economic recovery and transformation

https://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2021/09/feminist-plan-for-sustainability-and-social-justice

 

We wish you all a lovely weekend,

Oksana.

on behalf of the WIT steering committee

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