The Strengthening Urban Engagement of Universities in Africa and Asia (SUEUAA) project team involves academics from six cities in the Global South: Johannesburg (South Africa), Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), Harare (Zimbabwe), Manila (Philippines), Sanandaj (Iran), and Duhok (Iraq); and one city in the Global North, Glasgow (Scotland). At times this blog will highlight incidences where the team members were offered the opportunity to give presentations, lectures, seminars, in order to highlight the public engagement work of the team.
Recently, Dr Zenaida Reyes (Philippine Normal University) has presented a number of papers on the importance of gender mainstreaming in education and higher education.These papers included:
"Women leaders from ASEAN and other Asian countries" presented at ASEAN+3 Women Leaders Assembly on 21 March 2018
"ASEAN women from different sectors of society" presented at the ASEAN Women's Summit on 28 November 2017
"ASEAN education representatives" presented at the Regional Conference on Inclusive and Rights-Based Education on 4 October 2017
While the papers focused on the policies and programs in Philippine Higher Education, these issues of gender equity and empowerment can be seen as important in many countries. You can read about the role of the University in gender mainstreaming and empowerment of women in one of our case studies, click this link to be redirected and learn more.