Technical publication on : the situation analysis and strategies for the promotion of girls/women to scientific and technical training and professions
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The entry of women into previously all male professions may be one of the major transformations of the century. This recent and optimistic trend must not hide the serious fact that in most countries especially within the African Region, there are only a small percentage of women in the science- and technological-based occupations- In fact engineering and other sciences-based subjects at the higher education level have the lowest proportion of female students compared with any other field of study.