Research Papers/Topics in Private And Property Law

Legal Framework For The Protection Of Polygynous Reproductive Health Rights Of Women In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Polygyny, where a man has more than one wife, resulting in the suppression of the reproductive health rights of women, is a relatively common marital practice in parts of the world. These rights have been recognised in many countries of the world, backed up with a legal framework, but their status in Nigeria is yet to be determined. Existing studies on polygynous reproductive health rights in Nigeria have addressed the connection between human rights and health, but have not ev...