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  1. As of 2020, women represent less than 30% of researchers worldwide, with well-documented bias built-in to a STEM career, top positions often beyond their reach and manifest pay gaps, particularly for women of colour. Women have won only 5.4% of Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, 3.8% in chemistry, and 1.9% in physics. Even in fields with greater gender-balance, the pipeline leaks as women leave and more men reach the top. Multiple barriers stymie the careers of women, particularly those that decide to have children. These include everyday work-place sexism, role stereotyping, devaluing, a
  2. Ethics, Morals, and policies on drug, alcohol, and tobacco addiction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-IeQYQKPM0&t=588s Watch a new video and an important discussion about drugs policy filmed in South Africa on the YouTube channel "SciCom-Making Sense of Science". The World Science Forum has been awarded to Cape Town under the theme of “science for social justice”. As a precedent, this documentary examines the ethics of intervening in the lives of others under the lens of South Africa’s go-it-alone ban on tobacco and alcohol sales to tackle COVID-19. Leading med
  3. Ethics, Morals, and policies on drug, alcohol, and tobacco addiction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-IeQYQKPM0&t=588s Watch a new video and an important discussion about drugs policy filmed in South Africa on the YouTube channel "SciCom-Making Sense of Science". The World Science Forum has been awarded to Cape Town under the theme of “science for social justice”. As a precedent, this documentary examines the ethics of intervening in the lives of others under the lens of South Africa’s go-it-alone ban on tobacco and alcohol sales to tackle COVID-19. Leading med
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