Of course, women throughout the world face a range of challenges, and none more so than in the developing world. Levels of education , health care and political representation can be dauntingly low, and discrimination and sexual violence are all too frequent. One of the most prominent cases of a country struggling with the competing dynamics of development, modernization, religion and tradition is indeed Pakistan, the sixth most populous country on earth. The World Economic Forum ranks the country as the least gender equitable in the Asia and Pacific region.
SST at a glance. Explore centers and initiatives. The Center aims to create an interdisciplinary, racially-ethnically diverse community of scholars, students, policy makers, and practitioners who explore, identify, and ultimately create innovative scholarship about and best practices for under-represented girls and women in STEM.
It was easy to foresee: within academe, female professors would bear the professional brunt of social distancing during COVID, in the form of decreased research productivity. Now the evidence is starting to emerge. In each case, women are losing out. Editors of a third journal have said that overall submissions by women are up right now, but that solo-authored articles by women are down substantially. That increase was driven entirely by men, however, he said.
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Roland A. 25.04.2021
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