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The Gender Gap in High School Completion and Dropout Rates


A new report from the U.S. Department of Education In 2014, finds that 7.1 percent of all men ages 16 through 24 were not enrolled in school and did not have a high school diploma or equivalent certificate. For women the figure was 5.9 percent.

Georgetown University Study Documents a Persisting Gender Wage Gap for College Graduates


Perhaps most telling is the fact that women need to earn an extra degree up the education ladder in order to earn at or near the same level as men.

Why Do Women Leave Doctoral Programs in STEM Fields?


The research found that women were expected to do lab "housework" and were often left out of discussions about their research projects. Some women reported sexual harassment, being screamed at by superiors, and having their research findings questioned.

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