Barriers - Women in Different Fields - Lecture Slides, Slides for International Women's Voices. Aligarh Muslim University
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Barriers - Women in Different Fields - Lecture Slides, Slides for International Women's Voices. Aligarh Muslim University

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The main points in the lecture slides of the women in different fields are listed as:Barriers, Women’S Participation, Science, Engineering, Secondary Education, Subordinate Legal Status, Belief That Men Superior, Women T...
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3-5 Barriers to Women’s participation in Science & Engineering

3-5 Barriers to Women’s participation in

Science & Engineering

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Barriers to Women’s participation in Science & Engineering

• Until late 1800s, few women had access to post-secondary education

• subordinate legal status • belief that men superior • belief that women too fragile en too

fragile

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Obstacles for academic women scientists?

• Difficulties in combining career with childbearing and family life.

• Lake of compelling role models. • Women receive little encouragement. • Perception by women that they will have to be

better than their male counterparts to be considered equal.

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What are the obstacles for academic women scientists?

• While women in science and engineering confront many problems, most of these result from single conflict: In fact our culture's attitudes toward science and engineering and toward women have traditionally been incompatible.

• Women face many problem in trying to conduct collegial relationship with men who may view them as potential romantic partners or even as simple sex object

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Challenges

• No we don’t take girls here. • We do not want females. • Oh well, you can’t do that. • Why waste time with engineering. • In those days, a girl couldn't get a job. • You are good enough looking… • You’re just looking for a husband.

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Challenges

• They cry when criticized. • They get married. • They can’t take a joke. • They aren’t interested in engineering. • They make me feel uncomfortable. • We had one once and it didn't work out.

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