Biases about women in science persist: ‘We are more conservative in the Netherlands than we often think’

Biases about women in science persist: ‘We are more conservative in the Netherlands than we often think’

Who do you think of when you hear the word “scientist”? This year, for the first time, more women were awarded a Ph.D. than men. However, the Netherlands still lags behind when it comes to job opportunities for women in science. Within Europe, the Netherlands comes at the bottom of the list when it comes … Read more

Xaveriuscollege students talk about rainbow flag incident: “If Muslim women are not allowed to wear headscarves, why are LGBTQ+ flags allowed?” (Antwerp)

Read also. Rainbow flag causes a stir at Xaverius College in Borgerhout: ‘Wake-up call’ Every student who walked out of the green gate of Xaverius College on Wednesday had a conversation in class today about events with science. The teachers started the first semester of the day by reading a statement from the board on … Read more

Xaveriuscollege students talk about rainbow flag incident: “If Muslim women are not allowed to wear headscarves, why are LGBTQ+ flags allowed?” (Antwerp)

Read also. Rainbow flag causes a stir at Xaverius College in Borgerhout: ‘Wake-up call’ Every student who walked out of the green gate of Xaverius College on Wednesday had a conversation in class today about events with science. The teachers started the first semester of the day by reading a statement from the board on … Read more

The Taliban dissolve the Human Rights Committee: ‘There is no longer a need’

In Afghanistan, the fundamentalist Taliban has dissolved the country’s independent human rights commission, which the Taliban authorities say is “no longer necessary”. The now-dissolved commission documented, among other things, civilian casualties of the war. Officials from four other departments of the previous Western-backed government are also no longer required to come to work. Their administrations … Read more