Why fewer Kenyan women are choosing degrees in STEM 

Shamsa Abdi Bare, a third-year student at the Garissa University College, studies privately in a lecture hall as students return to the campus in Kenya's northeast town of Garissa, January 11, 2016. The campus reopened today nine months after an attack by Somalia-based al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab Islamist militants. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya - D1BESGNVGDAA

Barriers included gender stereotyping, sexual harassment and family responsibilities. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Lucy Wandiri Mbirianjau
Lecturer, Department of Educational Foundations, coordinator PGDE and Content Enhancement Programs, Kenyatta University
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