Category Archives: #Standtall_Competition

GENDER INEQUALITY; A CASE STUDY OF WOMEN UNDER-REPRESENTATION IN THE ENERGY SECTOR (AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH) #STANDTALL

April 18, 2015 | By
GBEMILEKE OGUNBODEDE

GENDER INEQUALITY; A CASE STUDY OF WOMEN UNDER-REPRESENTATION IN THE ENERGY SECTOR (AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH)  #STANDTALL Sex is a property of the biological features or attributes of an organism; gender is socially constructed and created. From the sociologist analysis, gender is the distinction between biological sex .Gender relations are the result of the way social processes act on… Read More »

#Standtall: A Reflection Challenging the Theory of Dominant Discourse in the STEM Sector

April 17, 2015 | By
Waupik

Why Sustain Women Under- Representation in STEM Sector: Since the advent of gender mainstreaming, all sectors of the economy have resounded the need for gender sensitive policies and decisions in society. However, the extent to which gender sensitive planning has been undertaken and implemented leaves a lot to be desired. A focus of this article is on the… Read More »

#Standtall:Unleashing the productive power of women in technical areas

April 17, 2015 | By
Nafisatu

Significant strides have been made on the path towards gender equality since the Beijing Declaration in 1995. The declaration set out agenda in 12 critical areas for advancement of women issues, including women and poverty, education and training of women, women and health, violence against women and women and armed conflict. Other areas are women and the economy,… Read More »

#Standtall: Energizing West Africa through women education and empowerment

April 16, 2015 | By
Chimaobi

From the historical cultural perspective, women have always been perceived as the weaker gender and this has extended sadly over the years to the educational sectors especially the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related subjects. This is not particularly the fault of the females as this has been culturally ingrained over time giving them the impression that… Read More »

#StandTall: Creating Gender diversity in Energy

April 15, 2015 | By
Simeon4real

The Energy sector is tackling a wide range of importance of keeping lights on helping consumers reduce Energy waste and building a more sustainable low carbon future. Industry competitiveness relies on diverse pool of Talents capable of bringing fresh perspectives. Yet, recent research published by the Global Energy Commission shows that on average, only ten percent (10%) of… Read More »