29 April 2015
Minister of Science and
Technology Naledi Pandor on Tuesday addressed the Gender Summit Africa taking
place in Cape Town, where she stressed the importance of women in science.
The more than three-thousand
scientists have gathered at the Cape Town International Convention Centre for
the summit under the theme “Poverty alleviation and economic empowerment
through scientific research and innovation: Better knowledge from and for
Minister Pandor said “gender inequality
and unfair discrimination have had devastating global consequences, as I watch
this morning the disaster occurring in Nepal I wonder what the impact of this earthquake
is on women.
All of us gathered here know that
more women die in wars than men, more women live in poverty than men, more
women are unemployed than men, more women have been denied education than men.”
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