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Gender, Religion And Patriarchy: A Sociological Analysis Of Catholicism And Pentecostalism In Nigeria
The paper interrogates the nexus between gender, religion and patriarchy in a context where the marginalization of the female gender is continuous in spite of the strides in female education. The tension between ...
Urbanization, Gender and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
In recent times, manifestations of poverty which are particularly striking have been related to the Urbanization, Feminization and Africanisation of poverty. It is currently estimated that about half of the poor live in ...
Gender and reproductive health: religious and social perspectives to women's health rights in Nigeria
Abstract: The paper assesses the religious and social perspectives on women’s reproductive health rights in Nigeria. Reproductive health deals with the physical, mental, and social well-being of individuals in all matters ...
Beyond the school: Gender of household head and children’s educational performance in Lagos state
(Common Ground Research Networks, 2008)
The lives of children are intricately tied to the ability of the household head to provide for them. The quality of life in a household may also be tied to whether or not the household head is a man or woman. This study ...
Gender, household headship and children’s educational performance in Nigeria: Debunking the myth of poor performance in female-headed households
This study examines how gender interacts with household headship to influence children’s educational performance. It evaluates the educational performance of children in senior secondary schools in Lagos, Nigeria by whether ...
Women and Political Participation in Namibia and Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis of Women in Elective Positions
(University of Namibia, 2018)
While women in Namibia have made successful inroads into the country’s parliament despite gender barriers in the country, Nigerian women are yet to make any noticeable progress in their efforts to achieve political power. ...