Women in Africa - How Do We #BalanceforBetter? #IWD2019 #IWD

As the world reflects on the progress women have made and obstacles they face this International Women's Day (IWD), our partner publishers have tackled several issues facing women on the continent, including gender balance in Kenya's Parliament, how to encourage Tanzanian women to make decisions using data, why no woman has ever been elected as a governor in Nigeria (despite the case of Virginia Etiaba in 2006) and allAfrica's Sethi Ncube shares her thoughts after attending a IWD meeting in Johannesburg. This year's theme for IWD is #BalanceforBetter, which has seen widespread support, but not from everyone...

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