Developing countries will benefit from creating more opportunities that allow women to make full use of their scientific capabilities.
Developing countries need more women scientists. This Spotlight examines the gender gap, obstacles preventing women and girls from advancing in scientific fields and what can be done to overcome them.
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Developing countries need more women scientists. Jeanne Therese H. Andres charts the obstacles and how to overcome them.
More girls will study natural sciences if social norms are challenged — there are no innate barriers, argues Emily Ngubia Kuria.
A policy to encourage women graduates in South Africa has worked. Now we must support women scientists, says science minister Naledi Pandor.
More women teachers and better teaching methods will encourage girls to engage with science, says science educator Minella Clutario Alarcon.
Mentoring helps women build careers in science, and helps science get the best out of women, says social psychologist Tineke Willemsen.
4 April 2011
Source: Informador, NSSOaxaca, Ecosur
5 November 2008
4 August 2008