Education, Skills and Learning

Why we need more girls in Africa in STEM - and how to get them there

Focus on improving access to and quality of pre-tertiary education can help ensure girls participate in STEM. Image: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly

Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini, World Bank

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Female participation in STEM subjects in Africa remains patchy. Image: UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030, 2015
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