Equality is about equal opportunity. Somehow it has been bastardized into expecting equal outcomes. Trying to force it is just stupid and will result in lower quality and yes, this applies to things like trying to force men into a field.
I work in a school where a few people are eagerly trying to get more girls into coding. I think that's awesome. All kids, male or female, should know more about technology--if only to have a better understanding of the world in which they live. Unfortunately, in coding and/or electronics classes, the girls often dumb themselves down to be more appealing to the boys. This leads to the creation of girls-only classes, so girls can work without distractions. These classes ultimately get maybe one or two sign ups, and rather than admitting it's a lack of interest, people further the idea that girls don't KNOW they want to be in tech.
So, basically, down at this level we're saying all girls want to be coders, and if they don't make it, it's the fault of boys. Or the fault of teachers, who didn't figuratively beat them into submission and essentially force them into liking tech. Heck, when I was a kid I had a great arm and could throw with the best of them. My dad dreamed I'd play in the majors some day...but, at some point, he had to accept that sports weren't my thing.