The focus of the UNESCO Chair established in 2009 at the Lahore College for Women is to develop and to train rural women science teachers, in both formal and non-formal education who can work in the community to create awareness about serious issues such as clean and safe drinking water, air, pollution, population, child care, disease prevention, resource conservation, biodiversity, climate change, wastes and waste management good practices for personal hygiene and health care. This Chair is a member of the UNITWIN Network “Women, Sciences and Technology” composed of the UNESCO Chairs in Togo, Morocco and Brazil.
UNESCO Chair on awareness raising among poor and rural people for improving the quality of life through science and technology, the Lahore College for Women (Pakistan).
Duration: 4 minutes
Credits: Bushra Mateen (guest),
UNESCO TV (publisher),
Published in: 2009