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Title:Gender Differentiation and the Role of Culture in Tertiary Level Education: Implications for Employment Opportunities and Environmental Utilization by Women in Kenya
Author:Otunga, Ruth N.
Year:1997
Periodical:Ufahamu
Volume:25
Issue:2
Pages:42-53
Language:English
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:universities
women's education
Education and Oral Traditions
Labor and Employment
Education and Training
Abstract:Retrogressive cultural inhibitions in Kenya have led to women being relegated to an inferior position which has militated against their advancement to higher levels of education. Women are underrepresented in Kenyan universities, most strikingly in the fields of science and engineering. As a result, women do not adequately utilize available employment opportunities and also lack the capacity to exploit social, economic, and political environments. App., notes, ref.
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