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“I’m failing as a researcher and mother”: Covid-19 widens the gender gap in science

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“I’m failing as a researcher and mother”: Covid-19 widens the gender gap in science

The lockdown has pushed to the limit to the people in charge of children and disabled relatives, and women get the short end of the stick. (Photo: Adobe Stock)

“I’m failing as a researcher and mother”: Covid-19 widens the gender gap in science

The lockdown has pushed to the limit to the people in charge of children and disabled relatives, and women get the short end of the stick. Women scientists too. First studies suggest that they are publishing less and launching less new projects than his male colleagues.

Read this article (in Spanish), published in the Publico newspaper, last 8th June 2020, which includes opinions and testimonials from Isabelle Vernos and Roni Wright, group leader and Chair of the Gender Balance Committee at the CRG and postdoctoral researcher and also member of the Gender Balance Committee at the CRG.