A Concise Review of Literature on bias against Women in Academia, Research and Leadership in Higher Learning Institutions
- Author Sazir Nsubuga Mayanja
- Co-Author Mabingo Sharif Hakim
- DOI 10.17605/O
- Country : Rwanda
- Subject :
Underrepresentation of women in Academia, Research and Leadership in Higher Learning Institutions is a topical and contentious issue. In this article representative cases from various regions of the world have been used to reveal the gravity of the issue, following extensive review of available literature. Findings were analysed, synthesised, concisely summarised and presented. It was conclusively established gender bias widely exists in what are expected to be institutions guided by liberalism, enlightenment impartiality and clear-headedness, the universities. This must change in the modern knowledge society for balanced development to take place globally.
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