Women 'Under-Represented' in Science Sector


The numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies and countries at the forefront of technical advancement have failed to open up their knowledge societies to women, a report says.

In South Africa, 28 per cent of science academy members were women in 2010, while in most other countries women represented less than 12 per cent of science academy members (file photo).

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