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Gender issues in Nigeria

T. Akachi Ezeigbo

Gender issues in Nigeria

a feminine perspective

by T. Akachi Ezeigbo

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Published by Vista Books in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Nigeria.,
    • Feminism -- Nigeria.,
    • Feminism and the arts -- Nigeria.,
    • Women -- Nigeria -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Nigeria -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT. Akachi Ezeigbo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.N6 E93 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 138 p. ;
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL752654M
      ISBN 109781341173
      LC Control Number97147416

      CHAPTER 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO GENDER We are surrounded by gender lore from the time we are very small. It is ever-present in conversation, humor, and conflict, and it is called upon to explain everything from driving styles to food preferences. This article is concerned with the question of progress made on gender issues in a global context, specifically in terms of how far gender equality has been achieved, or not, in the past decade. It also reflects on how we might tackle one of the most pressing social, economic, and political issues of our times and effectively address this in.

      Overview of women issues in contemporary Nigeria / H.O. Nwagwu --Violence against women: an infringement on women's human rights in Nigerian society / D.O. Akintunde --Gender studies for the realisation of the philosophy and goals of the National Policy on Education in Nigeria / U.C. Nnabueze & C.E. Nnadi --Strategies for meeting women. Gender Issues in African Literature examines the ways in which some protagonists of African fictions are made to counter and challenge intertwined Western discourses on gender, employment, sexuality, and health. Here the conflict between Tradition and Modernity is argues from the favourite premise of male supremacist ideology showing how women have 'unlearned' these false concepts to build a.

        The World Economic Forum has ranked Nigeria , four places behind the previous year, in the Global Gender Gap Report. The GGGR is a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender. Gender Issues in Society. Gender Issues Over the past few decades there has been much debate on gender issues. Gender roles are an important part for every one in all stage of life, because these roles are the basic building blocks of our society. Being an important resource for developing a better future for mankind, academics.


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Gender issues in Nigeria by T. Akachi Ezeigbo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gender inequality has been a topical issue in academic debate in Nigeria. In spite of the extensive discussions in various conferences, academic debate and fora the issue of gender imbalance and poor women participation in politics is still very low.

In the light of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ezeigbo, T. Akachi. Gender issues in Nigeria. Lagos, Nigeria: Vista Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Gender issues in Nigeria: a feminine perspective. Akachi Ezeigbo.

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Contents. Who is Afraid of Feminism. Gender Dimensions of Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance A study conducted by WHO called “Gender Dimensions of Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance in Nigeria” looked at gender. gender discrimination and development in nigeria: issues and perspective Article (PDF Available) October with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Rather than enabling women to contribute to the economy, Nigeria still has several laws on the books that make it harder for women to work than men.

For example, Nigerian law does not mandate. Advocates of gender equality in Nigeria have noted that a viable means of reducing the gender gap would be the use of affirmative action, which provides an institutional and legal framework for. Trends and Issues: Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria Gender-based violence (GBV)1and in particular its subset of violence against women and girls (VAWG)2are abhorrent human rights violations, with.

and Researcher s on gender issues bordering o n oppression of wome n in Africa have sufficie ntly x-rayed the many injustices suf fered by women as a result of gender i nequality (Umoren: p. 60). Gender issues which should be particularly taken into consideration in future JICA and other donors/NGO’s intervention in Nigeria 5.

Nigeria Gender Statistics Book (6) UNDP () Human Development Report Nigeria (7) National Bureau of Statistics () Poverty Profile for Nigeria (8) National Population Commission of Nigeria. This notion is one I have heard reiterated over and again by lots of girls across Nigeria.

This apparent gender gap has major implications for education, as it has been ongoing. issues of patriarchy as an important aspect of the gender equality and equity discourse. For this study, however, there is a need for the writer to trace the emergence of patriarchy because his focus is an African society, Nigeria, where the concept of patriarchy is still very much alive and continues to contend with the efforts at.

Nigerian politics is one of the areas in dire need of gender-focused inclusion. According to a feature on women in politics in Nigeria, published by UN Women just before the country’s elections, the country has one of the lowest rates of female representation in parliament across Africa.

Globally, Nigeria ranks st out of countries. Book Description. Gender Equality in a Global Perspective looks to discuss whether Gender Equality can be adopted as it has been defined in international documents anywhere, or whether it needs to be adapted in a more local context; discuss which factors and perspectives need to be taken into account when adapting Gender Equality to specific contexts; suggest research approaches for studies on.

Nigeria has rejected a gender and equality opportunities bill because it is an attack on its relegious beliefs. The bill looked to protect Nigerian women from the violence and provide them with.

Gender issues in Nigeria by T. Akachi Ezeigbo,Vista Books edition, in EnglishPages: Women, gender equality in Nigeria: a critical analysis of socio-economic and political (gender issues) Publisher: International Research Journals Author: Dickson E.

Ekpe. This study aimed to critically analyse the specific socio-economic and political (gender issues) responsible for the continuous perpetuation of gender inequality in Nigeria.

that Gender issues have gone beyond the largely women empowerment approach and the narrow women in development (WID) concepts to a more and all embracing approach of gender and development (GAD) In Nigeria, not until recently, an important document emerged to redirect gender equality, improved standard of living, and.

Women in Nigeria are using a hashtag on Twitter to share their experiences of everyday gender discrimination. It started with a small book club meeting in the capital of Abuja on Sunday.

Your next book has a more global perspective of the issue – International Handbook of Gender and Poverty: Concepts, Research, Policy. Yes, what is really compelling about this book is its sheer breadth – one hundred plus articles bringing together voices from both Northern and Southern analysts, feminists and non-feminists, who are looking at a whole range of different aspects.

management of Gender activities; 2. Contribute to creation of a more favorable social gender environment. A coherent social development policy, a national gender strategy and a ten-year gender development plan for Niger bywhereas in these documents do not exist; MDSPPFPE effectively carrying out the following.Among those issues are the construction of gender in different African contexts, innovative development strategies, the role of the African academic, pedagogies in the North and South, insider and outsider perspectives, and revisionist s: 4.Gender inequality is not new in traditional African society.

This is in fact, not very much than it is now asserted in different countries. At present, in Africa mostly violated and then comes the rest of the world where gender inequality is perceived to bloom. Injustice given to the women seems to be increasing.