Participation of women and girls in science crucial for Africa’s development

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, February 11, presents an opportunity to look at the intersection of two important issues  – gender and science – and their impact on economic development and quality of life. Science and gender equality are both crucial for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which are in line with the African Development Bank’s Ten Year Strategy and its five development priorities – the High 5s.


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