Did you know that on average only 16% of the nominees have been women? This includes nominees for the “Best Actress” category. Alice Corona writes on the Silk.co platform about the data behind the gender gap at the Academy Awards.
During the Academy Awards season pictures of actresses monopolize the front pages of websites, magazines, newspapers and TV shows. We discuss their stunning bodies, their designer clothes, their hairstyles, their make-up.
Unfortunately, very few women are actually nominated for an Oscar. This was true 86 years ago with the first Academy Awards and remains true today. In some categories, a woman has never been nominated for an Oscar, and the percentage of female nominees hasn't varied much for 86 years.
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