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Kingwa Kamencu
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Why has it been a hard journey for African women to get into political leadership?

Why has it been a hard journey for African women to get into political leadership?

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  1. In many African states, politics is marred by violence, persecution, intimidation and torture. While both genders are victims of this, it presents particular barriers to women’s engagement in political participation.

    In many African states, politics is marred by violence, persecution, intimidation and torture. While both genders are victims of this, it presents particular barriers to women’s engagement in political participation.

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1 Him Answer

  1. the patriarchy is still fighting women and challenging them covertly and sometimes overtly. the fight has to be taken to their door and their ways exposed to make it possible for more women to lead.

    the patriarchy is still fighting women and challenging them covertly and sometimes overtly. the fight has to be taken to their door and their ways exposed to make it possible for more women to lead.

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  2. Women are the majority of voters yet they don't support their own most times. Men also have a headstart when it comes to campaigns because they can go to more places that would be considered risky foe women and even campaign at night in bars. It is also easy for unmarried men to get into politics buRead more

    Women are the majority of voters yet they don’t support their own most times. Men also have a headstart when it comes to campaigns because they can go to more places that would be considered risky foe women and even campaign at night in bars. It is also easy for unmarried men to get into politics but women who are not married find it harder and are treated more harshly. The society has not been kind to women though we have very qualified and able women leaders waiting to be discovered but stopped by these bumps.

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  1. African cultures place the woman in a position where she is not expected to lead or give direction to men. The beliefs still apply to date as much as people think they are outdated.

    African cultures place the woman in a position where she is not expected to lead or give direction to men. The beliefs still apply to date as much as people think they are outdated.

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  2. There is now a better leveled field and the few who get in are not doing enough to hold on to these positions. With the little opportunities presented, as women we should put our very best forward so that they may be better representatives of our interests.

    There is now a better leveled field and the few who get in are not doing enough to hold on to these positions. With the little opportunities presented, as women we should put our very best forward so that they may be better representatives of our interests.

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