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According to a new master's thesis the online encyclopedia is not quite as democratic and objective as you might imagine. Women and people of other genders drown in a sea of biographical articles about men.
For many years, gender equality at universities has been about getting more women up to where they are fewest, namely at the professor level. And with good reason. But the problem starts somewhere else, because it is especially younger women with children that leave academia.
It is not only in higher education that men are being surpassed by women. Many men have no education at all, and this is a serious problem, says psychologist Svend Aage Madsen. A problem for society and for the men themselves.
Most new students on higher education programmes are women. And individual subjects are dominated by specific genders. Here are the numbers.
A new consultant at the University of Copenhagen is to boost equality among genders and among Danish/international researchers.
The boards in Denmark’s research foundations are predominantly men, and male researchers are more likely to get funding than their female colleagues. With the Promote Me campaign, associate professor Vanessa Jane Hall wants to correct this gender imbalance.
The majority of students at the Department of Psychology are women under 25 from affluent families. The department’s management calls for more diversity on the programme and has set off a debate on future admission procedures.