Mary Sadera, wife of Masaai farmer John Sadera, holds a pot of fresh milk after milking a cow during one of her daily tasks in the village of Oloolong'oi, Kenya, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. The gender gap is vast in sub-Saharan Africa, where some governments recognize customary laws that put men on a pedestal and deny women basic rights. Photographer: Ric Francis/Bloomberg via Getty Images