Research Papers/Topics in Gender Studies

The Impact of Religious Affiliation on Domestic Violence Against Women

ABSTRACTThis study sets out to examine the impact of religious affiliation on domestic violence against women and children in Vandeikya local government area of Benue State. Specifically, the study investigated the causes and patterns of domestic violence and also assessed the impact of domestic violence on women and children and the way forward. The theoretical framework for the study was the conflict theory. The study utilized descriptive survey research design and data was collected using ...

FEMINISM AND NIGERIAN STEREOTYPING

Gender transcends sex, It goes beyond the mere demarcation between male and female. it is in real terms the stereotypes a particular society attaches or describes a person. there is therefore the need for gender parity to eliminate all forms of gender discrimination and ensure that both the male and female sexes reach their fullest potentials and are allowed to get to the pinnacle of their careers without being stereotyped based on sex. Stereotypes can be found in the school, family, religion...

THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY PLANNING IN THE PROTECTION OF REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study takes a cursory look at the reproductive rights of women with particular emphasis on the role of family planning in the protection of these rights, and also the basic need for education on family planning methods and contraceptives for women. The role the law has been playing in protecting this very important right of women, the legal regime available and its enforcement. The author will also look at the prohibition of Abortion in Nigeria which has not en...

GENDER CONSIDERATIONS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN NORTHERN NIGERIA [A CASE STUDY OF OJU PRINTING PRESS, KADUNA)

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research is to find out how Gender Consideration and Entrepreneurship Development in Northern Nigeria bring economic development through entrepreneurship in Northern Nigeria. A case study of Oju Printing Press Limited. Gender Consideration in any business decisions help in smooth running of business organization as well as greater productivity. Entrepreneurship as the engine of development play a vital role in the economic development of a nation. Entrepreneurship ...

THE ROLE OF EDUCATED NIGERIA WOMEN IN THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF OUR COUNTRY (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA)

                                                            ABSTRACTTHE MAJOR PURPOSE OF THE STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE THE ROLES OF EDUCATED NIGERIA WOMEN IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF OUR COUNTRY. THE ...

The Role of NGOs in advocating the Rights of Women in Africa

INTRODUCTIONArticle 3(4) of the protocol on the rights of women states that states parties shall adopt and implement appropriate measures to ensure the protection of every woman’s right to respect for her dignity and protection of women from all forms of violence, particularly sexual and verbal violence. What communication and advocacy tools/plan can NGOs use to effectively engage with this protocol in order to ensure the...