Just a few quick links:
P.Z. Myers wrote this post a while ago: The cost of being a woman in science.
Inside Higher Ed has a news story about a recent NSF study titled 'Broadening Participation in America’s Science and Engineering Workforce'.
Inside Higher Ed also has another interesting report:
The University of Washington is about to gain the distinction of having the only Ph.D.-awarding program in women’s studies to be led by a man.