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Factors which Contribute to or Inhibit Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Africa



Friday, 10th July, 2020

There is need for a multipronged approach that addresses challenges that women face in their quest to pursue STEM courses and succeed while in practice. Approaches should pay attention to factors that affect women’s success in STEM at the individual, family and societal levels, and the work environment. Policy and programmatic measures should be institutionalised to safeguard gender equity in STEM both in the education system and work places.

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