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Women Engineers And Their Work Clothes 3 Nov 2009
Women in engineering courtesy of Women's Engineering Society
Calls for more appropriate attire

This year marks the ninetieth anniversary of the Women's Engineering Society. There are over 65,000 women working in engineering, technology and construction, approximately 10% of the workforce. Women are built differently from men and many are finding their workwear is not satisfactory, and that inappropriate and ill-fitting clothing can compromise their work. The Women’s Engineering Society has launched a survey about the clothing.  Jane discusses the issues with Jan Peters, President of the Women’s Engineering Society and Philippa Ayton, a civil engineer

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