Gender equality in west Africa

Riley Sherefield, Angel, mariah,

Description

In law they are equal but socially thats not true. Women are forced to marry older men at a very young age and have more then one spouse.

History

This has made the united nations to fights for women's rights. Most women work in farms and have little to no access to education and health care. The reason they have many spouses is because it is a tradition for their religion and is legal in their country.

ESPN

Economic- most women worked on farms


Socially- they don't get access to education or health care


politicly- the united nations passed a law for women equality

Questions

1.why are they equal in law but not reality

2.why do women not have equal right

3.why women not treaded like men.