In Sri Lanka, efforts need to be made to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for girls to support their employment potential.
Blog posts on "STEM"
Teaching science, technology, engineering and math benefits students and society in a variety of ways.
Human capital development is an important lever to support Nepal’s vision to graduate from the least developed country level by 2022.
Encouraging more females to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will mitigate the gender bias in these fields.
There has certainly been progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted in 1995 – but we still have a long way to go.