Gender Inequality

STEM fields still have a gender imbalance. Here's what we can do about it

A lab assistant performs an experiment during an inauguration visit of a new P3 level research laboratory against tuberculosis at the School of Life Sciences of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne in Ecublens near Lausanne  March 17, 2010. Financed by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Swiss Government, the lab is open to researchers from EPFL and nearby universities in order to study in vivo strains of Bacillus anthracis, the air-borne pathogen causing tuberculosis. There are around 500 cases of tuberculosis each year in Switzerland alone. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse   (SWITZERLAND - Tags: HEALTH SCI TECH) - RTR2BQRF

There are still far fewer women participating in STEM than men. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Ana Maria Munoz-Boudet
Senior Social Scientist, World Bank
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Percentage of female graduates from tertiary degrees in selected subjects (2014)
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