Customary Law of Succession in Nigeria and the Rights of Women: Need for Reform

Nigerian women are regarded as chattel, like table, tank, deep freezer, spoon, etc and so they suffer untold hardship resulting in cumulative breaches of their human rights – civil, political, social and economic. This paper will highlight the plight of women in matters of succession under customary law to show that there is no gender equity in this area.
Автор: 
Enemo, Ifeoma
Year: 
2009
Source publication: 
CALS Review of Nigerian Law and Practice, Vol. 3(1).