Women continue to aspire for leadership positions in all spheres of governance in both the public and private sector. However it has not been easy. The paper will examine the many challenges women still face in taking leadership positions with specific reference to African women. Included in the paper are the barriers related to culture and cultural expectations, the choice and/or balance between work and family, and women’s own fear of success.
"Women and Leadership Positions: Social and Cultural Barriers to Success,"
Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's & Gender Studies: Vol. 6:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cortland.edu/wagadu/vol6/iss1/2