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The creativity factor - The Dayside

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In ignoring the creativity factor, the science gender gap experts have greatly underestimated the potential importance of a completely different set of both biological and societal factors which may “conspire to limit talented ...
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2012 L'ORÉAL-UNESCO Regional Fellowships for Women in ...

2012 L'ORÉAL-UNESCO Regional Fellowships for Women in ... | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
Women scientists who are nationals or permanent residents of any country in Sub-Saharan Africa have until 28 February 2012 to apply for the 2012 L'ORÉAL/UNESCO Regional fellowships For Women in Science in ...
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Why Shouldn't Women Do Startups?

Why Shouldn't Women Do Startups? | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
After arguing that the world needs more companies founded by women, Jean Brittingham responds to critics who say that the world should stop telling women what to do.
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Women in business: Finding a way in : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

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Female scientists hoping to become entrepreneurs face obstacles - but there are organizations that can help.

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Why Women Leaders Need Self-Confidence

Why Women Leaders Need Self-Confidence | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
On January 1, Virginia Rometty will become the first female CEO of International Business Machines Corp.
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An International Look at Women in Media Jobs -

An International Look at Women in Media Jobs - | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
Where in the world do women make the most money and hold the most jobs? This is an international look at women in the field of media jobs.
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Math Brains Come in Both Genders | Learn Science at Scitable

A new study debunks the supposedly consistent higher variability of math scores for all males, undermining one of Larry Summers' excuses for low numbers of full professor women in physical sciences and math at Harvard.
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The Case For Girls | Fast Company

The Case For Girls | Fast Company | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it

Most would-be parents prefer boys, not girls. Is part of the trouble, dare we say, a branding problem--one that advertising could solve?

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Do women scientists in India still face discrimination?

Do women scientists in India still face discrimination? | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
Do women scientists in India still face discrimination?
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Induced abortion: incidence and trends worldwide from 1995 to 2008 : The Lancet

The substantial decline in the abortion rate observed earlier has stalled, and the proportion of all abortions that are unsafe has increased. Restrictive abortion laws are not associated with lower abortion rates. Measures to reduce the incidence of unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion, including investments in family planning services and safe abortion care, are crucial steps toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals.

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Why Genderalizations Make Sense For Female Entrepreneurs

Why Genderalizations Make Sense For Female Entrepreneurs | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
Is it unfair to say that women bring different skills to business than men?
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The Global War Against Baby Girls

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Over the past three decades the world has come to witness an ominous and entirely new form of gender discrimination: sex-selective feticide, implemented through the practice of surgical abortion with the assistance of information gained through prenatal gender determination technology.

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Gender can no longer be decisive risk factor

Gender can no longer be decisive risk factor | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it

From 21 December 2012, insurance premiums and benefits may no longer be based solely on the criterion of gender, but will continue to vary in terms of overall risk. This is how the European Commission interprets the ruling by the EU Court of Justice (Test Achats case) in a non-binding communication published on 22 December 2011, which applies only to contracts concluded after 21 December 2012.

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It Doesn't Add Up

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A study confirms that girls have as much innate math ability as boys -- so where are all the women mathematicians?
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The Case For Girls Infographic: Women In Numbers | Fast Company

The Case For Girls Infographic: Women In Numbers | Fast Company | Women in STEM, Women in numbers | Scoop.it
Social media agency Lovesocial's response to Fast Company's recent feature story, "The Case for Girls," in an infographic: women in numbers.
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