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Gender audit, 2003 election, and issues in women"s political participation in Nigeria

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Published by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in politics -- Nigeria,
    • Political participation -- Nigeria,
    • Elections -- Nigeria

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesGender audit, 2003 election
      Statementeditors: Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, "Lanre Arogundade.
      ContributionsAfolabi, Abiola Akiyode., Arogundade, Lanre., Women Advocates Research & Documentation Centre (Lagos, Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.N6 G47 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 141 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3462923M
      ISBN 10978062029X
      LC Control Number2005423220

      Nigeria since We have always supported women’s political participation, since this is a major feature of democracy. Today, we are glad to publish a discussion paper on the question of women and Nigeria’s elections. The publication of fact-based analysis . South - Western Nigeria. FAYOMI, Oluyemi PhD. Covenant University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, School of Social Sciences, College of Development Studies, ABSTRACT. At both the national and international levels, there is a growing academic interest in the level of participation of women in Size: KB.

      the conceptual and material bases of patriarchy and gender inequality in Nigeria, identifies dimensions of gender inequality and discrimination, and discuss socio-cultural and political factors leading to discrimination. For a better understanding of this work, a historical approach will be employed. Gender and Development: Challenges to Women Involvement in Nigeria’s Development Fapohunda, Tinuke, M. Department of Industrial Relations and Public Administration, Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria e-mail: [email protected] Abstract The contributions of women to the national economy are increasingly being recognized, but.

      This Chapter begins with this quotation because gender issues in electoral politics including the Kenyan elections have been unique. While election issues have been guided by traditional consideration of the issues of representation, the gender question has challenged the meaning of democracy and related Size: KB. Perceptions of Women in Political Leadership Positions in Nigeria Annette Anigwe Impact of Culture as a Barrier to Political Participation in Nigeria This basic interpretative qualitative study sought to address the issues of gender equality in Nigeria and women participation in the political administration of Nigeria.


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Get this from a library. Gender audit - election and issues in women's political participation in Nigeria. [Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi;]. Gender and political participation in Nigeria: a cultural perspective Political Participation and Gender A case in point was the post-election violence in northern Nigeria after the Political leadership in Nigeria are stratified on the basis of gender distinction, thereby calling to question the assertion of gender neutrality in the political : Yetunde Aluko.

The participation of women in governance and politics is of strategic importance not only for women empowerment, but because it has wider benefits and impact (British Council Gender in Nigeria report ).

Disadvantaged people and or groups can obtain fair representation only if they are present in elected assemblies. Research Assistants, Department of Political Science, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria ABSTRACT This paper is an exploration of the role of women in the Nigerian politics.

The inferiority complex of women regarding active political participation File Size: 77KB. OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION AT STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATIVE FORUM IN NIGERIA TO MARK THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT THE NATIONAL WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, ABUJA ON 8TH MARCH, INTRODUCTION It has been established that the development of any country requires the participation of both men and women.

There is global recognition that gender. Keywords: political participation, political activities, democracy, political culture, political participants, political apathy, election, focus group discussion.

ntroduction he political stability and development of any political system is a function of the awareness and positive involvement of Cited by: 7.

This paper examines women participation in party politics in Nigeria. Party politics in a large number of cases, is the launching pad into political positions in most Democracies. Observations from past and present practices reveal that women participation in party politics.

Introduction. Political participation is good for democracy, but all democracies are plagued by systematic inequalities in participation (Lijphart ; Galston ).One of the most persistent has been according to gender, such that women are found to participate less than men, and suggesting that half the population’s interests are less well represented (Andersen ; Schlozman et al.

).Cited by: The Critical Role of Women in Nigerian Politics. Today, women are participating more actively in political issues than ever before as a result of political re-awakening and awareness.

More often than not, they are besieged with challenges of which discrimination is more rife. election, was poor only 3 women made it to Action Congress of Nigeria (CAN) political she lost at the party’s primary election.

One of the main reasons for the minimal participation of women in politics in general and low representation at the local government level in particular has been the assumption. MONITORING PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN POLITICS IN NIGERIA Paper presented by Mrs.

Oloyede Oluyemi National Bureau of Statistics (NBS, Abuja, Nigeria) ABSTRACT Nigeria has been recording low participation of women in both elective and appointive positions.

This is a growing concern to many Size: KB. GENDER POLITICS IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT Despite the advances towards recognition of women’s political, economic and social interaction with men during the 21stcentury, there is a continuing lack of women policy makers in Nigeria.

Women are largely absent from positions in the local, national and international institutions that govern our daily lives.

thorough examination. This paper, therefore, examines gender issues and democracy from Nigeria experience. Keywords: Gender, Democracy, Gender issues, Education, Politics Introduction The moment, a child at birth is identified as a boy or a girl, brings along with it discriminatory tendencies of sexism, especially in Nigeria.

This study aimed to critically analyse the specific socio-economic and political (gender issues) responsible for the continuous perpetuation of gender inequality in Nigeria.

It contends that the attainment of gender equality is not only an end itself in realising human right issues, but as a prerequisite for the achievement of sustainable.

Gender Relations in Nigeria’s Politics Throughout the history of Nigeria, there has been varying levels of women’s political participation. In pre-colonial Nigerian societies though women’s political participation was not equal to that of men, the position of women in traditional political governance wasFile Size: KB.

'Gender in Political Theory is a thoughtful, densely argued text. Judith Squires has provided students of politics with an indispensably insightful, nuanced and thoroughly engaging exploration of the complex, yet often paradoxical ways that feminist debates about the centrality of gender as an analytic category have fundamentally transformed Cited by: This Strategic Development Results Framework, designed for implementing the Nigeria National Gender Policy is the product of an intensive consultative process and hard work by several individuals and institutions.

The process lasted for 8 months, after the approval of the National Gender Policy by the Federal Executive Council in KENYA: DEMOCRACY AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION vii List of figures and boxes Figure 1 Distribution of bills enacted as acts of Parliament, – Figure 2 Government and private members’ bills, – Box 1 Agenda I–IV of the KNDR Process 59 File Size: 1MB.

Politics & Gender is an agenda-setting journal that publishes the highest quality scholarship on gender and politics and on women and politics. It aims to represent the full range of questions, issues, and approaches on gender and women across the major subfields of political science, including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and U.S.

politics. Human Rights Documents Relevant to Women and Children’s Right in Nigeri,Women Aid Collective (WACOL), Nigeria, [7] Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), in A.A.

Abiola and A. ‘Lanre (eds), Gender Audit Election and issues in Women’s political participation in Nigeria. A Gender Gap in Participation. A participatory public is crucial for democratic responsiveness and is seen as an intrinsic democratic good (Verba ), and thus systematic and persistent patterns of unequal participation along existing lines of stratification, such as gender, are threats to both political equality and democratic women have made substantial Cited by: WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN THE NIGERIAN GENERAL ELECTION Joy.

U. Egwu Dr., Department of Political Science, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria @ Abstract Participation and apathy are the twin issues in elections and politics all over the world.

According to Author: U. Egwu.