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Women Face Persistent Gender Gaps In Education And Jobs

Women Face Persistent Gender Gaps In Education And Jobs

Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, an Afrobarometer has revealed. The analysis, released Monday, reports that although there were substantial cross-country differences, African societies were generally supportive of women’s equality in principle, report considerable […]

Kenyan Women Shake Up Gender Roles

Kenyan Women Shake Up Gender Roles

As farmers face greater climate change threats, loosening gender restrictions and getting men and women talking can help them stand up to the pressures It’s early morning and Moses Njiru 43, has an array of household chores lined up before heading to his job as a cattle broker. Dressed in grey trousers and a white […]

Female MPs In Ghana Assemble To Discuss Gender Roles And Political Participation

Female MPs In Ghana Assemble To Discuss Gender Roles And Political Participation

A day’s workshop to strengthen the capacity of the Women’s Caucus of Parliament has been held in Accra. It was collaboration between the Embassy of Israel’s International Agency for International Development and Cooperation (MASHAV) and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. It is part of the embassy’s initiatives to contribute to Ghana’s efforts […]