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Governments that have a higher female representation are more impartial, more efficient and less corrupt
Mar 08 2019

Increasing women’s voice and participation in politics has clear positive impacts on the quality of governance, transparency and accountability.

Women continue to be under-represented in science-related jobs.
Mar 08 2019

Observed since the early 1900s, the International Women's Day calls for gender equality and celebrates women's achievements.

But after over 100 years, gender equality is still far from being reality in many sectors, including in science.

Doctor with tablet
Feb 28 2019

Today, marking Rare Disease Day, the European Commission is launching a new online knowledge-sharing platform to support better diagnosis and treatment for more than 30 million Europeans living with a rare disease.

A new reference document will help competent authorities in the EU to ensure safety and lower the environmental impact from the management of waste from extractive industries
Feb 28 2019

A new reference document will help competent authorities in the EU to ensure safety and lower the environmental impact from the management of waste from extractive industries.

It applies to around 10,000 permitted extractive waste facilities.