IGNITE: Women Fueling Science and Technology

IGNITE bannerGiving voice to those demanding a place at the table.

Access to and control over technology is critical for the future of women’s human rights.

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“A global technology revolution is taking place, and if women and girls aren’t part of it, the future for women’s human rights is bleak.”

Global Fund for Women CEO Musimbi Kanyoro

IGNITE features stories of women and girls who are leading and innovating in science, technology, engineering and math. The project also highlights the gender gap in technology and advocates for women and girls’ increased access to and control of technologies.

EXPLORE

  1. IMAGINING THE FUTURE: video of women leading change in the technology sector who help us imagine a future where the digital gender gap is closed, and make the case for empowering women and girls in technology and science.
  2. CREATIVES GALLERY: artists, designers, and creative technologists whose work has been informed or influenced by science and technology. Artists create, shape, reflect, and define our society — their contribution is critical to any human rights movement, imagining and realizing a more gender equitable future.
  3. INFOGRAPHIC:  How does access to technology impact gender equality and lead to women’s human rights? The statistics speak for themselves in this IGNITE infographic.  

 

TAKE ACTION TO END THE
GENDER
TECHNOLOGY GAP

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As the UN sets global goals for the next decade and beyond, JOIN US in asking governments to end the gender gap in science and technology. 

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4GGL thanks Imagining Equality for this inspiring story.

IGNITE is a global campaign and media project from the Global Fund for Women that explores the roles of science and technology in advancing gender equality—sparking a world of innovation and equality.

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