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Breaking Down Gender Inequality in Science and Technology: A Comparative Study of EU Member States


Feb 12, 2024
Latvia recognized as a leader in promoting women in science and technology within the EU

In science and technology, the proportion of women employed varies across different sectors. While 46% of scientists and engineers in the service sector are female, only 22% of those in manufacturing are. Latvia stands out as a leader among EU Member States when it comes to the proportion of women employed in these fields, with occupations ranging from systematic generation and advancement of scientific knowledge to associated professionals.

According to recent data released for International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11th, Lithuania had the highest shares of women employed in science and technology occupations, followed closely by Corse in France and Latvia. On the other hand, regions like Nord-Ovest in Italy, Malta, and Sud experienced lower proportions of females working in these fields.

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