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Challenging Myths

There are many myths that impact on women and girls' participation in STEM, such as 'Girls are just not as good at STEM as boys' and 'girls don't like STEM as much as boys do'. Unless we challenge these stereotypes women will continue to avoid STEM careers.

Here are some resources to help you challenge the myths and stereotypes:

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