If we continue at the same rate, the gender gap won’t close until 2083.
(What else did the study reveal? Find out, after the jump.)
The 2012 study replicated a similar study conducted in 2002. Ten years later, this is the result:
Men are 16 percent more likely to speak in class than women in Yale Law School courses, according findings in a study released by a Law School student group last week.
Women, on the other hand, are only 1.5 percent more likely to speak up in class than they were ten years ago.
Conclusion: silence isn’t always golden, so raise your damn hands in class, ladies. It’s really not that hard.
Yale Law School Faculty and Students Speak Up about Gender: Ten Years Later [Yale Law Women]
Law School battles gender imbalance [Yale Daily News]
Yale Law Study Finds Gender Imbalance in Student Participation [WSJ Law Blog]