Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.
Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools - BBC News, 9 July 2014
BY: Sean Coughlan
There are women walking through Accra's crowded streets performing remarkable balancing acts. They have pyramids of fruit, water bottles and coils of
clothing carried in bundles on their head. Their backs are ram-rod
straight, their footing certain even in the steaming wet heat of Ghana's
rainy season. But there are other bigger balancing acts facing young women in this West African country. How do they stay in education and avoid pressures such as
early marriage and leaving school without any of the basic skills needed