Bring back our girls and women to careers in physics

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): P.Tshigoli, R.Managa, P.Sekhejane
KEYWORDS: PHYSICS, WOMEN
DEPARTMENT: African Institute of South Africa (AISA)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-oct-t-dec-2015/girls-and-women-careers-in-physics
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8923

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Abstract

Statistics show that around the world the number of women in physics drops sharply when approaching postgraduate level. What are the barriers that hinder their success in physics, and what can be done about that, ask Portia Tshigoli, Rodney Managa and Palesa Sekhejane.