Women doctors have a rougher time – new association born

Chris Bateman


Medicine in South Africa (SA) is replete with women doctors at an advanced stage of their careers who were actively dissuaded from specialising or baulked at the demands of registrarship combined with potential motherhood, while hundreds of their younger colleagues daily brave security threats and discrimination.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa

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Women doctors; Medical women; Gender disparities

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South African Medical Journal 2014;104(7):463-464. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8539

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Date submitted: 2014-06-08
Date published: 2014-06-11

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