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A conversation about parenting, gender, and women and men in STEM

Recently this tweet by Terry McGlynn caught my eye:

We need workplaces that support women with families. Which means we need workplaces that expect men to do their fair share of parenting.— …

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Science And The Society

Happy International Women's Day: You have the power to empower!

Happy International Women’s Day!

If you read my previous blog posts (extracts from my interviews with women leaders in northern Ghana and profiles on modern Ghanaian women), you’ll notice that there’s a big difference in these women’s experiences, mainly due to education and upbringing. 537 more words

What's it like to be a woman in Ghana, Rhoda?

Happy Independence Day! 

On 6th March 1957, Ghana became independent from colonial rule (see the BBC website for the news article from that day in history). 480 more words

What's it like to be a woman in Ghana?

Now, when I say ‘Ghanaian woman’, what do you think of?

For the next three posts, I’d like to introduce you to some women I’ve met here. 1,107 more words

More women, more change

My last blog post demonstrated that there are many barriers facing women in Ghana (and around the world) who want to get into positions of leadership. 835 more words

One hell of a hurdle

Being a woman in leadership has its challenges wherever you are in the world.

In order to help VSO with its research into women in leadership in developing countries, I recently interviewed eight local women leaders here in northern Ghana and I asked them all the following question: 466 more words

“The fact that in only three of the 58 large-scale biennials examined here do women artists reach a 50 percent representation with men must invite further reflection on the current conditions under which women artists can express themselves in international forums and are able to realize their full potential as professionals.”

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