Why Women Quit - Part Two

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Why Women Quit - Part Two
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Why Women Quit - Part Two

Part one of this discussion focused on some of the wider societal reasons for high attrition rates of women working in technology, such as the expectation that women still own the domestic realm, and how this clashes with the expectations of the tech sector of round the clock availability for work, self-improvement and volunteering. We now turn to more toxic attitudes.

Attitudes to women's time pale into insignificance when considered alongside attitudes to women more generally among a still considerable proportion of men who work in technology. It's very easy to...

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