At least some of your sources must involve serious data analysis. Note that though research sources could consist of academic studies, say found in a search of Google Scholar, you might do your own research, e.g. on data from the Current Population Survey, Computing Research News, Educational Statistics Digest, university department Web pages, and so on.
You are also very much encouraged to draw on interviews you conduct with relevant parties. For our theme here, discrimination against women in STEM, you might for instance talk to some female professors, or say chairs (male or female) of departments that have not many women faculty. Do some women faculty know of cases in which a man was hired when in fact there were high-quality female applicants?
If you are a non-native speaker of English and would like help on specific sentences in your paper regarding grammar, usage etc., I will be happy to provide it.
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How common is gender discrimination in STEM areas in academia? How might this be remedied?
Pay particular attention to the following:
In all cases, be careful to distinguish between disparate treatment that is due to "acceptable" factors and simply a lack of proper value placed on women's qualifications.