Gender Inequality

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11th February is the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

Kate Whiting

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Dr Özlem Türeci, co-founder of BioNTech, which helped produce the first COVID-19 vaccine. Image: UN Women/Stefan Abrecht/BioNTech

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Ramida Juengpaisal built a COVID-19 tracker for Bangkok – overnight. Image: UN Women/Stefan Abrecht/BioNTech

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