At the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD) Awards Ceremony on March 08 at Government House, Minister of State with responsibility for Gender Affairs, the Honourable Wendy Phipps, reflected on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal of “Planet 50/50 by 2030” and encouraged women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M) fields.
She stated that the theme, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,” is part and parcel of “Planet 50/50”, which was introduced by the United Nations to bring about gender parity and balance in working towards Goal #5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. Goal #5 is “Achieve gender equality.

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