The gender bias infiltrated another crucial aspect of society; this time, it is the education system. Young girls, boys, and even their parents have biases against girls and women as leaders. The dangerous effects of gender dichotomy are evident as new research from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A study by Making Caring Common project shows many children perceive men as better political and business leaders whilst women voted best at childcare.
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It is no secret that women are underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) occupations. Women account for under 15% of the entire STEM workforce in the UK. Women make about half of the overall workforce. Thankfully, interventions are slowly closing the gender gap. Nonetheless, the gap remains remarkably large. Immediate intervention is tackling the stereotypes that act as a barrier to attract more girls to study STEM subjects at university. What can