CHANDIGARH: There is no evidence to show that women are fairly treated in our society. What we need to do is change our minds since we all are part of this disadvantaged mindset, said Prof Paul Walton, prof at department of chemistry, University of York, United Kingdom.
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I agree with Professor Paul Walton one of the problems of gender parity is the social construct which constrains women. I wonder if parents and teachers are aware of this social construct which constrains women. Maybe there should also have programs that targets parents on how to navigate on raising their daughters in these times and educators be made aware of the gender parity when dealing with their students.
@cooljazzy there a lot of materials like books, movies and toys that encourage and inspire young girls to be a scientists or an engineer or an astronaut or tech engineer. Parents can really help broaden their young girls choices of career they want to embark by introducing them books featuring women's scientists, mathematicians and other trailblazing women.