What are the effects of the political and economic failure of globalization in the context of African gender development?What are the effects of the political and economic failure of globalization...

What are the effects of the political and economic failure of globalization in the context of African gender development?

What are the effects of the political and economic failure of globalization in the context of African gender development?

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Jessica Pope eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Globalization has reached certain populations on the continent of Africa, while other populations remain marginalized in the global political and financial economy. Thus, some people do not have access to technologies that could increase the effectiveness various practices in agriculture, education, and economic development. Since women on the African continent generally make far less money on the African continent (as everywhere), the lack of access to these technologies can make it difficult for African women to gain upward mobility. For example, agricultural practices may not be efficient enough to produce a surpluss for buying and selling. This means that many African women will find it difficult to participate in global  market economies.

litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator
Discrimination is common in developing countries. Sometimes when there are opportunities for some people to create businesses, but women do not get these opportunities. There is a high child mortality rate and AIDS is a large problem in Africa. Women are expected to raise the children, which can hinder their economic possibilities.