In 2015, UNESCO started the SAGA initiative (STEM and Gender Advancement). Its general objective is to contribute to reducing the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in all countries at all levels of education and research, by determining, measuring and assessing sex-disaggregated data, as well as supporting the design and implementation of policy instruments that affect gender equality in STEM.

Ernesto Fernandez Polcuch, Section Chief Scientific Policy and Partnership in the Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO and SAGA board member, explains its main purposes and guidelines (Spanish).

SAGA – STEM and Gender Advancement – Ernesto Fernandez Polcuch

More information on the initiative can also be found on: UNESCO – Gender and Science

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