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Women and science: African women in stem lacking and voices remain suppressed

12th November, 2021

Women make up only 30 % of science professionals on the continent. Despite this valuable contribution to health science and research on the continent their voices remain suppressed by a deeply ingrained patriarchal culture in the male-dominated field. I want us to talk about their achievements and challenges and we are speaking to Michelle Opiyo who is a network engineer with over a decade of experience.She joins us virtually and dr Norah Obudho, East Africa program director at Women lift health.