New Times Higher Education UNESCO report features Trinity College Dublin as a case study for gender equality
08 Mar 2022
On International Women’s Day 8 March 2022 the THE (Times Higher Education) UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC) report, Gender Equality: How global universities are performing was launched. The report used data submitted by over 750 universities across the world relating to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal focusing on gender equality (SDG 5). As one of only five global case studies contained in the Report Trinity’s work on gender equality is featured and in particular work related to the achievement of Trinity’s Athena SWAN Awards. The current Trinity Strategic Plan for 2020 to 2025 is highlighted in the case study as well as the election of the first female Provost for Trinity in 2021.
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal focusing on gender equality (SDG 5) is also examined and ranked by THE. These rankings were also released by THE on 8 March and Trinity is in the top ten universities globally, placing 6th in the world.