The fundamental causal factors and persistence of women's marginalization in Nigeria: a challenge to the Nigerian State, 2007-2010



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Gobierno del presidente Ya’adua, diferenciales de género, poder.


The topic of Nigerian women's marginalization has been thoroughly covered in a lot of current literature, but there is still a gap as seen by the scarcity of academic discourses on the underlying causes of gender power differences and the resulting disadvantages for Nigerian women. In this light, the paper explores the causes and historical evolution of the social, economic, and political factors in Nigeria working against women's empowerment. This is in the context of the obstacles these forces posed to achieving the goals of President Yar'Adua's Seven-Point Agenda, as they affected women's empowerment. This paper explores how sex roles, biological disparities, and some historical events interact to explain why women have been disadvantaged in Nigeria since the pre-colonial era. Given the lackluster antecedents to the needs for gender equity of the Nigerian female gender, the paper asserts that the ramifications of women's historical marginalization provide a significant challenge to Yar'Adua's administration, and to date, the plight of Nigerian women has remained the same, more or less. 



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Jimoh, D. (2024). The fundamental causal factors and persistence of women’s marginalization in Nigeria: a challenge to the Nigerian State, 2007-2010. Revista Internacional De Culturas Y Literaturas, (27), 305–319.
Recibido 2022-12-28
Aceptado 2023-10-05
Publicado 2024-01-08
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