How gender equality could boost Africa’s economy

The persistence of gender inequalities limits the potential of Africa. Millions of African women are still excluded from the economy. According to the current rate of progress, Africa needs more than 140 years to achieve gender equality. The...

How gender equality could boost Africa’s economy
The persistence of gender inequalities limits the potential of Africa. Millions of African women are still excluded from the economy. According to the current rate of progress, Africa needs more than 140 years to achieve gender equality. The majority of African women hold low-paying jobs in the informal sector and have neither the education nor the opportunities to progress.