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Tegla Loroupe, la Kényane qui court contre les préjugés

Tegla Loroupe, la Kényane qui court contre les préjugés | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Championne de marathon, Tegla Loroupe n'a qu’un regret: ne pas avoir trouvé de mari. «Mais ici, explique-t-elle, les hommes n’acceptent pas les femmes qui ont réussi. Ils ne veulent pas épouser une femme plus riche qu’eux. Ou plus célèbre qu’eux»,

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Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture'

Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture' | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Say the words "high-tech startup" and chances are you picture a world that's mostly white, male and set in Silicon Valley. Now, a group in Nairobi, Kenya, is working to get more female entrepreneurs into the male-dominated world of tech.
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Kenya: Elections will open doors to massive political participation by women

Kenya: Elections will open doors to massive political participation by women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Kenya is a patriarchal society where women only gained equal rights to inherit land when the new constitution entered into force in 2010. And women who speak out are often seen as social misfits. The new constitution in effect since August 2010 contains a provision that should radically change political representation for women in this East African country.

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