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How Schools Can Help Moms Stay in Science

Courtesy of MentorNet By sapna - Posted on 17 February 2012 We talk a lot about the discrimination women face in science and engineering, but a new study says there may be a bigger reason why women don't rise higher in these fields: motherhood. Right now, science and engineering departments don't know how to deal [...]

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Busan Skirts Gender Equality

By Miriam Gathigah Originally published on Dec 1, 2011 Inter Press Service (IPS) BUSAN, South Korea, Dec 1 (IPS) – Gender champions have lauded the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness for providing gender equality and the empowerment of women a special session, but there is dissatisfaction with Thursday’s Busan outcome document. Although the [...]

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Women’s Education in Africa

 Image Source: rachaelspires Some of us know someone who couldn't complete her education for financial reasons. We all know one or more families or the other struggling in poverty. Female education in Africa is suffering due to reasons like poverty or the need not to educate women because of the belief she will be married off and so should not be educated. [...]

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