British Study: Sexism Still A Problem In Veterinary Profession

A new study out of Britain has found that though the population of veterinary school students is increasingly female (over 75 percent), discrimination is still common: Female vets are more likely to remain assistants at veterinary clinics where they work, rather than partner or director. Researchers at the Lancaster University Management School and Open University Business […]

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Study: Female Veterinarians Still Struggling For Equality

Discrimination against women still exists in veterinary medicine, according to a new study in Great Britain. Researchers from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) surveyed 260 UK-based partners, managers and employers by asking them to review a performance evaluation of a vet. In one video, the vet was male and in the other, female. Other than […]

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Female Veterinary Professionals Speak Out About Gender Discrimination

The subject of gender discrimination has become a common one in mainstream culture recently, as well as in veterinary medicine. While gender doesn’t play a role in how well one sutures a wound or diagnoses a lameness, it can sometimes be a factor in how a client interacts with or trusts the opinion of a […]

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Gender Discrimination? Just Six Women Have Ridden In The Kentucky Derby

The first woman to pilot a horse through the Kentucky Derby starting gate was Diane Crump in 1970, but since that time, only five others have followed in her footsteps, according to cnn.com. In fact, male jockeys outnumber their female counterparts 7-1 in everyday racing, but in top races, that ratio rises to 50-1. Women […]

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