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Ghana: Obstacles to the Advancement of Women

Betty Mould Iddrisu, jurist and Minister of Justice of Ghana, writes [fr] on pambazuka.org:

To reach the upper level is rare, and once you have arrived there, you still have to face hostility and doubts about your abilities, because you are a woman. A woman at the top works harder than a man to prove her skills, and yet she still must face entrenched prejudices and hostility, in her role as manager and leader, in a work environment largely dominated by males.

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