Women and Participation in Nigeria: The Imperative of Empowerment

Authored by: Center for International Private Enterprise

Categories: Political Transitions and Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Economic Participation, Human Development, Political Transitions and Statebuilding
Country: Nigeria
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Year: 2010
Citation: "Women and Participation in Nigeria: The Imperative of Empowerment." Washington, DC: Center for International Private Enterprise, 2010.

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Executive Summary

Several impediments have been identified as limiting the participation of women on the social, economic and political scenes. These barriers are cultural, economic, legal amongst others. This intervention would focus on some distinctly Nigerian variants of these barriers.