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Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America

Estudio commissioned by the American Association of University Women

2014-10-28
A nationwide poll that assesses self-esteem, educational experiences, interest in math and science, and career aspirations of girls and boys ages 9–15

Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America

Estudio commissioned by the American Association of University Women

Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America
AAUW helped spark a nationwide debate on gender bias with the release of Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America.

Based on a nationwide poll of students ages 9–15, the report examines the impact of gender on self-esteem, career aspirations, educational experiences, and interest in math and science. The study finds that girls overall experience a significantly greater drop in self-esteem during adolescence than boys do. The poll also confirms a growing body of research that indicates girls are systematically, if unintentionally, discouraged from a wide range of academic pursuits — particularly in math and science.

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A nationwide poll that assesses self-esteem, educational experiences, interest in math and science, and career aspirations of girls and boys ages 9–15

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