Research Papers/Topics in Human Right And Peace Studies

Crime and Violence as a Barrier to Gender Equality in Nigeria Politics

Abstract Electioneering in Nigeria has been characterised by violence, electoral irregularities and various criminal activities. However the continuous campaign for women to be actively involved in the democratic process has yielded little compare to the increasing number of women heading key positions in other domain. This paper therefore seeks to examine fear of crime and electoral violence in Nigeria as major factors mainstreaming women out of politics. Specifically the study investi...