New research shows that not enough is being done to get girls and women into science and engineering careers with tens of thousands giving up on such careers.
In the last year the number of women going into science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the so-called STEM sector - has fallen.
Now a Yorkshire based organisation which aims to promote science industries for women has gone on the campaign trail and wants change to start right from school age. James Webster reports.
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A school in the village of Mytholmroyd in West Yorkshire which has been closed since the Boxing Day Floods has been officially re-opened by the Paralympic Champion cyclist Steve Bates.
Mr Bates, who lives in the village, untied the ribbon in a special assembly at Scout Road Academy. Pupils have been taught at a nearby nursery for 10 months until returning after repair work this week. Head teacher Anne Stamp said it was good to be back.
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