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Report: African Women Remain Unequal in Work, Politics, Education

On paper, Africa’s women have more rights than ever before, in the form of laws against gender violence, and a reserved number of seats for women in many countries' parliaments. But a new study finds that the women of this vast continent share an across-the-board disadvantage in three key areas of society: education, jobs and political participation.   The report from the research group Afrobarometer was based on a survey of more than 50,000 people in 34 countries. It found...

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