This is What Keeps Women From Advancing Their Scientific Careers
1/4/2017 4:26:46 PM
A series of high-profile sexual misconduct investigations have sent waves through the scientific academy this year.
The cases have shed light on the sexual harassment and assault that many scientists say has long been a pervasive, poorly addressed issue in the field — and one that systematically affects women scientists. In a 2014 survey of field researchers, 26 percent of female respondents reported that they had been assaulted at field research sites, and another 71 percent reported experiencing harassment.
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