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Gender Stereotypes

Traditional role models hinder equal treatment to genders

The assumption that boys excel in mathematics and science is not only widely believed in schools but also by families and amongst the general public.

These common stereotypes have been discussed in the documentation of the project by the University of Michigan:


Jennifer A. Schmidt, M Cecil Smith, Lee Shumow, Science in the Moment, Executive Summary Report 2009, Northern Illinois University

Nevertheless, there has been some progress related to this gender-related issue:

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