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Gender and the Scissors Graph of Brazilian Science: from Equality to Invisibility

" depicting a decrease in their participation as careers progress.

The commonly cited reasons for a decrease participation of women in STEM careers include maternity, fewer publications, and limited grant opportunities. This study focuses on Brazil's science and technology system, analyzing data from 8,877,626 individuals across various levels.

Using multiple databases and indicators spanning 15 years, the research identifies barriers contributing to the decline of women in science careers. Findings suggest a need to address and remove these barriers to promote gender equity for improved scientific outcomes.

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Peixoto Arêas da Silva , R., R. de P. Abreu, A., E. Santana, A., C. Barbosa, M., & Nobre, C.