Female entrepreneurs in Cameroon overcome multiple hurdles
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Cameroon is still a deeply patriarchal society, with women largely expected to look after the home and children. But an increasing number of Cameroonian women are breaking out of the domestic sphere and forging successful careers in the world of business. Despite the obstacles in their way, they have succeeded in making Cameroon the third-placed country in Africa with the most female entrepreneurs, after Nigeria and South Africa. Our correspondents in Cameroon went to meet some of these pioneering women.
Programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.
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