Sexism in architecture: on the rise

January 13, 2014
By Harriet Minter, Guardian Professional

Architects’ Journal survey says that two thirds of female architects experience some form of sexism over their career, with nearly a third reporting regular occurrences.

66% of female architects have experienced some form of sexism over their career, claims a survey from Architects’ Journal, with 31% reporting monthly or quarterly occurrences. This is a rise from 58% when the survey first launched in 2011.

On top of this, 88% of women respondents felt that having children would hold them back in their career and 62% thought that the building industry still doesn’t accept the authority of female architects. More…

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