International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Article by Loren Bridge
Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia / 11 February 2019

February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

UN Women reports that worldwide less than 30 per cent of researchers are women and only 30 per cent of female students study STEM-related fields in higher education (UN Women 2019). Yet recent studies consistently show that girls in girls’ schools are bucking this trend:

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