Scientific and technological knowledge

Modified on 2015/05/04 10:55 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Education

Table II.5

From gender issues to gender statistics on scientific and technological knowledge: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are women underrepresented among researchers? In what fields of science are women most underrepresented? Researchers by sex and field of science. Administrative and other records from universities and research facilities.
Are young women less likely than young men to use the Internet? Internet users by sex and age. Household or individual information and communications technology (ICT) surveys.
Records from Internet providers.