DOUALA, Cameroon

For International Women’s Day, a human rights lawyer and a digital entrepreneur, both active in the central African nation of Cameroon, shared their journeys to success and how they persevered despite numerous obstacles in a society where sexism persists.

Danielle Akini, a computer analyst and developer who runs a company that trains thousands of children to code inside Africa and abroad, told Anadolu Agency that she faced gender discrimination at the beginning of her career.

“That discrimination came mainly from men,” she said. “For them, this environment was dedicated to men, and they thought that a woman was

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