Gender Communication: African Universities and the Empowerment of Women for Leadership

Margaret Mboho, Nevelyn Batta, Iniobong Nda, Herbert Batta
2016 International Journal of African and Asian Studies   unpublished
The history of missing, invisible, marginalised and violated women is long in Africa including Nigeria. However, there is no country in the world where women have achieved full equality, thus this paper examines gender issues through gender communication as well as gender disparities in higher education. In addition, the paper examines Africa, gender gaps and the role of universities in narrowing these gaps. Specific recommendations are made in the area of facilitating women's growth and
more » ... s growth and equality as well as creating awareness that promotes young women academics on a more sustainable basis.