Ghana approves tax on electronic payments despite opposition protest

ACCRA, March 29 (Reuters) – The Ghanaian parliament on Tuesday approved a new 1.5% tax on electronic payments, known as “electronic collection”, after the opposition left in protest. Finance Minister Ken Ofory-Ata proposed an electronic levy in November to expand the tax network and presented it as a panacea for Ghana’s financial woes. The opposition … Read more

Japan parts makers halt output after quake, another blow to supply chain

Renesas Electronics Corp chip pictured at the company’s office in Tokyo, March 21, 2013. REUTERS / Yuya Shino Register now to get FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters) – Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp., Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, Sony Group Corp. and other precision parts manufacturers have suspended some operations Thursday after … Read more

Technology and gender parity: how do we keep discrimination out of AI?

As artificial intelligence is gaining momentum and taking root in our societies, the need to address ethical issues is becoming increasingly urgent. To mark International Women’s Day in 2022 and help #BreakTheBias, two Thales experts talk about specific AI issues in terms of gender parity and the methods used to overcome them. Do the algorithms … Read more

Students Becoming Activists For Gender Equality Education – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This month is “National Women’s History Month,” and KDKA celebrates by emphasizing women’s contributions to our communities and what they do. Tuesday is International Women’s Day, and we focus on teaching gender equality. READ MORE: Police: A thief in the South Hills Village mall seriously injured an employee We’ve all probably heard … Read more

IWD: Gender diversity in broadcast technology: More needs to be done | Industry Trends

Carrie Wooten, managing director of Rise, an organization that promotes gender diversity in media technology, has made progress since the organization was founded in 2017. “I think the conversation about diversity has changed a lot over the last five years,” she says. “Our industry and society at large recognize and understand the importance of diversity … Read more

ComplySci CEO Amy Kadomatsu wins Women in Technology & Data Awards’ Gender Equality / Diversity Professional of the Year by WatersTechnology

NEW YORK, March 8, 2022 / PRNewswire / – ComplySci (“Company”), a leading provider of regulatory technology and solutions for financial and professional services, announced the CEO Amy Kadamatsu was named WatersTechnology Gender Equality / Diversity Specialist of the Year at the Women in Technology & Data Awards. Ms. Kadamatsu said: “Our company’s commitment to … Read more

Kiara Nirghin on the gender divide in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

WHEN I was 16, I had the idea to help crops of drought-stricken South Africa: a new material created from orange peel and avocado peel that contained water 300 times its weight. Inspired by the waste of the juice industry, I developed this new superabsorbent polymer after seeing how the water crisis is affecting my … Read more

Analysis: Ukraine crisis threatens China’s discreet pipeline in military technology

Pilots fly advanced Chinese Air Force JL-10 training aircraft at the China International Aerospace Exhibition, or Airshow China, in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China, September 28, 2021. REUTERS / Aly Song / File Photo Register now to get FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, March 3 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely … Read more

Education Matters: Single Gender Classrooms

Published March 1, 2022 at 2:49 p.m. “We want to provide equal resources for both boys and girls, remove barriers to learning and tear down stereotypes,” said school principal Lori Bachmann when asked why she attended Coral Community Charter School at Albuquerque Public School. there are classes of the same sex. Lori has a master’s … Read more

KOÇ GROUP LAUNCHES A GENDER EQUALITY MOVEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION WITH RAFT OF NEW COMMITMENTS

In collaboration with the UN Forum on Women’s Equality, Koç Holding has launched a movement for gender equality in technology and innovation, mobilizing its group’s companies. The companies are going to run 30 programs to reach a total of 500,000 women and girls and increase women’s representation in technology and innovation by 2026. ISTANBUL, March … Read more