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Sub-Saharan Africa: Give Education Opportunities to Women

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Majorities in most countries say it is possible to have a woman leader in 10 years

Men preferred over women as managers

Many believe women should be given scholarships

Many believe movements such as #MeToo are helping women

Fitting with the U.N.’s theme for International Women’s Day this year — women in leadership — Gallup looks at the never-before-released results on a series of questions that we asked on this topic in 2019 and early 2020.

Gallup asked women and men in 74 countries questions in four areas that are key to starting conversations in an action-driven way: women’s leadership in politics and in the workplace, their opportunities for education, and whether movements such as #MeToo help to reduce harassment and sexual abuse of women. Majorities in Most Countries Think a Woman Could Lead Them in the Next 10 Years Women have been present in various levels of political leadership for years in Africa, but former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s election as the first female head of state in 2006 opened the door for others who have occupied the top leadership posts since. Africa currently has just one female president and three female prime ministers, but […]

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