Aha, this explains why Jordan is the world-renowned capital of female mathematicians
February 10, 2013 8 Comments
Mathbabe links to this NY Times infographipiece as evidence – ‘the smoking gun’! – of gender bias in math. The evidence? Boys do better than girls in math in the U.S. This proves gender bias in math. QED.
Here’s the key chart:
If you click through to the piece and leaf through the slideshow, you’ll see that the blue dots to the left of the axis are, in addition to the United States, notoriously misogynous, cruel-to-females places such as Denmark, Liechtenstein, Iceland and that hellhole Canada.
The healthy, gender-equitable yellow-dot countries, meanwhile, include such utopias as Montenegro, Slovenia, Jordan, Albania, and Qatar.
I mean, do I really need to say more? The case rests here, doesn’t it?