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Research Paper | Management | Kenya | Volume 2 Issue 8, August 2013


The Omnipresent Gendered Career Pathways for Women and the Role of Career Counsellors in Kenya

Ciriaka Muriithi Gitonga


Abstract: Girls are socialised to grow knowing that their role is taking care of the families. The homemaking role continues to override women career aspirations among the Kenyan women. With emerging trends in the last three decades in Kenya, more girls have continued to access higher education with most studies showing that they still fall under the social sciences. Very few women enrol and complete training in science and technology fields at higher education. This paper examines the role of career counsellors in informing career decision-making process for girls to empower them to aspire fields in science fields, a Kenyan perspective.


Keywords: Gender, Career, Counselling


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 8, August 2013,


Pages: 99 - 101


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Ciriaka Muriithi Gitonga, "The Omnipresent Gendered Career Pathways for Women and the Role of Career Counsellors in Kenya", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 2 Issue 8, August 2013, pp. 99-101, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=1201398

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