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How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women
Monday 14 December 2020
Summary  - When men are deliberately engaged in gender inclusion programs, 96% of organizations see progress compared to only 30% of organizations where men are not engaged. But many organizations still focus their diversity and inclusion efforts on women, or at best, invite men to attend events…

Early big-game hunting was likely gender neutral or nearly so.

Women hunters - Science Advances
Wednesday 25 November 2020
Female hunters of the early Americas  Abstract - Sexual division of labor with females as gatherers and males as hunters is a major empirical regularity of hunter gatherer ethnography, suggesting an ancestral behavioral pattern. We present an archeological discovery and meta-analysis that…

The prestigious medical journal "The Lancet" has a whole issue dedicated to gender discrimination in the scientific community.

Lancet Cover from Feb 9, 2019
Wednesday 25 November 2020
The issue is from Feb. 9, 2019. Link: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/issue/vol393no10171/PIIS0140-6736(19)X0006-9

Documentary from 2020 'Picture A Scientist' exposes sexism within science.

Nancy Hopkins - in documentary movie "Picture a scientist"
Thursday 19 November 2020
The documentary "Picture a Scientist" of the Tribeca Film Festival 2020 relays the sexism endured by three women scientists in a very gripping fashion. The movie is not currently available, but  hopefully will be in the future. There is a good review at the link: https://www.wbur.org/artery/2020/06…

An interesting quiz of the Council of Europe lets you know if you are sexist or not

What is behind sexism
Thursday 19 November 2020
Link to quiz: Open up the site and press on the link.  https://www.coe.int/en/web/human-rights-channel/stop-sexism-quiz?fbclid=IwAR1DzqP4brRLAbhKUmTZKVKZ_dNCcQKMW9xdZTh_xWsTCMZ7Nk7tX52hexs

Practical Tips and Communication Techniques – How to respond to sexism behavior in media and public debates

Gender Public Debate
Thursday 19 November 2020
Tips proposed to deal with sexism in the media: 1. When we cover a story as journalists, we make women "visible", even when they don't shout. 2. We change the "story"/narrative 1: The story that suggests women are weak and at the mercy of their emotions, and men are logical and strong, as well as…

More female researchers than male researchers are employed at ZRC SAZU, but the majority of the awards was received by male researchers.

Tuesday 17 November 2020
 One of the target areas of the ZRC SAZU's (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts) Gender Equality Plan focuses on practices of promotion of female researchers' results and achievements. The analysis of existing promotion practices at ZRC SAZU conducted in the GEP…

Would you like to test your gender/career bias?

implicit association test
Wednesday 4 November 2020
To test your bias, go to: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

Gender in the Global Research Landscape - Free report by Elsevier

Gender in the Global Research Landscape
Wednesday 4 November 2020
Analysis of research performance through a gender lens across 20 years, 12 geographies, and 27 subject areas. https://www.elsevier.com/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/265661/ElsevierGenderReport_final_for-web.pdf?utm_source=EC&utm_medium=EC-listicle&utm_campaign=EC-listicle

Six women talk to "Nature" about navigating gender bias in academia.

Wednesday 4 November 2020
How female scientists can confront gender bias in the workplace.     https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06697-3 https://media.nature.com/original/magazine-assets/d41586-018-06697-3/d41586-018-06697-3.pdf