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HomeActivities: Fifth ConferenceSCA Joint Project Workshop: Gender

SCA Joint Project Workshop: A Comparative Study of the Research Conditions of Women Scientists and the Present States of Women’s /Gender Studies in Asian Countries Towards the Human Centered Sustainable Development

Organizers: Ms. Sjamsiah Achmad, Gender Advisor, GEST Group, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Indonesia, Prof. Dr. Hiroko Hara Member of SCA Joint Project Section, Science Council of Japan (SCJ) / Professor, Josai International University, Japan

Presentations Part I:

Gender, Science and Technology in RESGEST and APGEST Program of UNESCO Office Jakarta: Past, Present and Future
Ms. Wati Hermawati
Program Coordinator RESGEST and APGEST, UNESCO Office, Jakarta

Women/Gender Studies in Vietnam
Dr. Tran Han Giang
Director, Institute for Family and Gender Studies, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences, Vietnam
The Present State and Research Conditions of Women’s/Gender Studies in Indonesia
Ms. Achie S. Luhulima
GEST Group, LIPI, Indonesia
The Importance of Gender Diversity to Develop Ethics and Science
Dr. Darryl Macer
Regional Advisor on Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific, Regional Unit for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP), UNESCO, Bangkok

Presentations Part II:

Research Activities of Women in Health Sector
Prof. Tran Thi Phuong Mai
Deputy Director General, Department of Reproductive Health, Ministry of Health, Vietnam
Gender Equality in the Field of Science and Technology in Japan - Based on a Questionnaire Survey Conducted by EPMEWSE
Dr. Takashi Kondo
Member of SCA Joint Project Section, SCJ / Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo, Japan
The Status of Women Scientists in Japan - Gender Mainstreaming in the Science Council of Japan
Prof. Takako Sodei
Member, SCJ / Professor Emeritus, Ochanomizu University, Japan
Women and Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) in the Asia Pacific Region: A View from the Pacific Science Association
Dr. Nancy Lewis
Secretary General, Pacific Science Association