Developing world: The minority minority : Nature News & Comment

It’s International Women’s Day, and it only seems apt that we consider the difficulty faced by some women trying to reach success in the physical sciences. It’s widely known around the globe that we have a significant gender gap in academic science which widens as you move up the career ladder, and this article explores how severe this is in developing countries, where women in general often experience higher levels of prejudice than we are used to.  It makes for an interesting read and tells the story of three extraordinary women who have bucked the trend and are standing out at the top of their fields.


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