Updated: Feb 17, 2019
According to the United States National Science Foundation, women comprise 43 percent of the U.S. workforce for scientists and engineers under 75 years old. For those under 29 years old, women comprise 56% of the science and engineering workforce.
In the European Union only 16.7% on average of ICT (Information and communication technology) specialists are women.
East Asia, the Pacific, South Asia and West Asia had the most uneven balance, with 20% of researchers being women in each of those sub-regions.
According to Unesco Cracking the code: Girls’ and women’s education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Here are the strategies to increase women's and girls' interest in STEM.
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