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The Challenges Of African Women In Science

The Challenges Of African Women In Science

Female scientists on the African continent face many hurdles which stall their progress in areas of research and development (R&D). This has resulted in the worrying under-representation of women scientists in Africa, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. The World Health Organisation (WHO) states that in 2013, women researchers employed in R&D exceeded the global average in […]

East African Community Finally Inaugurates Gender Policy

East African Community Finally Inaugurates Gender Policy

THE East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has launched Gender Policy that seeks to usher in an inclusive community, and guarantees equal rights and opportunities for all people in the public. Launching it here at the EAC Headquarters, the EAC Gender Policy has been developed to provide guidance on how to institutionalise gender strategies in the […]

Black Women Being Affected By Equal Pay

Black Women Being Affected By Equal Pay

If you are a woman in business, you won’t be surprised to learn that gender stereotyping prevents many female employees from advancing to C-suite levels. What you might not know is that the bias comes from men and women alike. Research published in the Academy of Management Journal supports the notion that women have a more difficult […]