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Digital technologies can be a 21st-century game-changer for women

2186: according to the World Economic Forum, that’s the year we will achieve economic gender parity if progress continues at the current rate. It’s a hefty downward revision from last year’s prediction of 2133. With these statistics, the estimate that seven out of ten women worldwide still suffer physical and/or sexual violence at some point… Read article ›

  • Security Europe

Three ways to reindustrialise Europe with dual-use technologies

Widely used in everything from tennis rackets to Formula 1 cars, carbon fibre was originally developed by the UK Ministry of Defence in the early 1960s for military applications. Back then an esoteric and expensive material, it’s become price-competitive with its intense strength and durability for its weight. Similarly, head-up displays were developed to enable… Read article ›