To be a widow in Nigeria

Donbraye, Deborah Burstion
January 1999
Headway;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
Describes what widows go through in Nigeria. Lower status of women; Rarity of remarriage; Right of husband's family over properties and business; Widow traditions; Efforts of the International Federation of Women Lawyers and other groups to improve the Nigerian culture and the widow's status.


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