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Alliance for Community Capacity Building in Northeast India
Balancing Motherhood and Career in STEM Jobs
Vol 3 No 3 (2016): Space and Culture, India
Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
Published: Mar 26, 2016
Proportion of women working in the hitherto male-dominated sectors such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) jobs are primarily low because of gender stereotyping and motherhood roles. Using the findings of the article titled Entitled to a Sustainable Career? Motherhood in Science, Engineering, and Technology published in the Journal of Social Issues, this report attempts to explain as to how STEM jobs can retain more women.