In 1835, Auguste Conte, in his treatise on The Positive Philosophy, stated
that “the essence of God’s wisdom in creating Eve (woman) was not to
undermine Adam (man) but to establish a balancing force between the
creator and the created.It is, therefore, a truism that a woman is, by the
very fact of her creation, a partner of man. It is unfortunate that the men
folk have seen it fit to relegate women to an ignominious position.
However, in an effort to redeem the situation, women have awakened
themselves to the self-realization that they can, in the essence of their
being rise up to any occasion just as their male counterparts can. Thus
women in Nigeria have risen up to the protection of their rights and the
advancement of their desires. Today, women in Nigeria are engaged in all
endeavours of life; there are women in the academics, women in the
professions and women in artisanship. Women in Nigeria, just like
women in other parts of the world are re-defining their functions and, by
extension, re-moulding their status. In these modern days, there are
women presidents, prime minister, engineers, pilots etc. indeed, the
Nigerian women have made significant advances in redefining their
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