科学技術分野における女性の活躍促進 Promotion of Gender Equality in the Fields of Science and Technology
The ratio of female researchers in Japan is lower than other advanced countries, especially in the fields of science and technology (S&T) . The Second Basic Plan for Gender Equality and The Third Basic Plan for Science and Technology indicated the numerical targets for expanding women′s participation in S&T. Recently, government has been implementing the measures and funds for promoting female researchers. The Supporting Activities for Female Researchers project of Nihon University started from FY2008 and has been contributed to promote female researchers and foster future generations. Not only employment of female researchers but also educational programs for developing female leaders are necessary for the promotion of gender equality, S&T. Collaboration with companies, and with other countries are important.
工学教育 59(3), 17-24, 2011-05-20