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What does the ‘feminization of migration’ mean for migrant women and their education? – Education Article

The effects of migration and displacement are usually considered to be the same for men and women. However, this is often not the case. It is important to recognize how gender relations in both origin and host communities influence women’s and men’s experiences as migrants and refugees. This blog reflects on issues related to migration. New GEM Report analysis on the intersections between gender, education, migration and displacement is being discussed today at a side event in New York during…

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A woman has won the ‘Nobel prize for mathematics’ for the first time – Education Article

  The 2019 Abel Prize, also known as the ‘Nobel prize for mathematics’ was won by Karen Uhlenbeck last Tuesday, the first woman to ever receive the award. The award makes her one of the pioneers for women mathematicians, alongside Maryam Mirzakhani, the Iranian who was the first woman to win another prestigious prize in 2017, the Fields Medal, awarded by the International Mathematical Union. Dr Uhlenbeck is an American professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin…

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