Female advantages in educational attainment are only partially offsetting the advantages that males maintain in other areas. In the US, several higher education officials have expressed concern over the growing gender imbalance because they fear that it will reduce the ability of their institutions to attract the highest-performing male and female secondary school graduates. Women's ascent in education has not wiped out the gender wage gap, says Claudia Buchmann, a sociology professor at Ohio State University who co-authored The Rise of Womena book published last year on the growing gender gap in US education. Boys involved in activities such as art, drama and foreign languages get better grades than other boys. Overall, women will graduate with a college degree at some level this year for every men. In any case, unease in some quarters that centuries of patriarchal hierarchy may eventually give way to female dominance seems unfounded. That trend is reflected in Hong Kong, where women's salaries have yet to catch up even though they hold senior ranks in various professions.
Some officials have also reported that they employ strategies to increase the male share of applicants and that they weigh male applicants differently from female applicants in the admissions process.
Women continue to dominate UAE federal colleges and universities
Although there is no basis for introducing gender-based allocation in schools, Hau believes more can be done to give boys a boost. Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Female Philippine climber set to be first to scale Seven Summits. University World News or Higher Education Web Publishing does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with any comments, opinions or statements or other content provided by readers. Girls are found to borrow the most books," he says.