In the words of former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, “Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn’t understand”. And indeed we have become more vulnerable to manipulation by digital misinformation because of the complex social, economic and algorithmic biases developed over time.
A majority of the workforce in developing countries is self-employed or engaged in low-paying work. The lack of wage and salary employment opportunities is the cause of expanding unemployment and poverty.
Plenty of women are choosing to study science and technology, but only a fraction of them are in long careers in these fields, and very few are making it to the top. 35% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students in higher education globally are women.
The month of March brought an exciting event for Turn the Bus, as Turn the Bus India Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Udayan Care.
Despite the progress made over the past years, why is a child without an education still much more likely to be a girl than a boy?
On 24 January 2022, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrated the fourth International Day of Education under the theme “Changing Course, Transforming Education”. The theme was focused on the need to nurture transformations to allow access to education for all and help build sustainable futures.
The Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) “Quality Education” of the United Nations focuses on inclusive, quality education for all, including deprived children in rural areas, vulnerable populations, and indigenous children as well as promoting lifelong learning opportunities.