‘Masculinity Contest Culture’ in Science Disadvantages Women

Hyper-competition fuels “gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, or psychological abuse masked as feedback,” per The Lancet.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Feb 27, 2019
Masculinity Contest Culture
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.