One More Barrier Faced by Women in Science: Peeing

"Last week I peed all over myself in the name of studying climate change in Alaska. Gender barriers in science don't always take an obvious form, and they get especially perilous in below-zero temperatures. Some of these involve individual’s malice or misogyny, but there is another set of barriers that simply result from being a woman in a male dominated field. If we continue ignoring those additional challenges by striving for equality instead of equity, the barriers will persist."

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April 28, 2017 by Megan Reilly Cayten