Countries in the European Union are usually committed to equality for women, promoting female participation in higher-ranking jobs in management and science. There are a number of regulations that are designed to ensure women to get into high profile posts such as professorships. But a recently published study also shows that women professors, once on the job, have a disproportionately higher risk to lose their jobs or to be publicly demoted from higher-ranking positions than their male colleagues, at least in German-speaking countries where the study was conducted. …

Netzwerk entlassener Professorinnen

The number of female professors who are dismissed or publicly degraded on the basis of false accusations is increasing. This blog is run by affected scientists.

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