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Women in physics

Women are under-represented in physics, and face many additional hurdles in their careers compared with men, such as sexism, harassment and unequal opportunities. Here, we highlight the amazing work of current female physicists, the latest news and studies on gender inequality, and women from history whose significant contributions are often glossed over.

Equity and opportunity for women in physics

Surveys and studies

Women working in physics today

Great female physicists of the past

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