Education at all levels in Africa is gendered and disparities are visible in higher education. Although some progress has been made in increasing female participation, research shows that as Amina Mama states, “patriarchal knowledge is still coded into everyday practices.” According to the CODESRIA (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa) article, the structures of many African Universities remain masculine. Women are minorities not only in STEM fields but in higher education overall. Read more on this article here.
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