The Role of Religion in Women's Movements: the campaign for domestication of CEDAW in Nigeria. Research Summary 59.

Abstract

This Summary is based on Working Paper No. 59.

It presents the findings of a study of the ways in which the Nigerian women's movement engaged with religion during the course of a campaign for legal reform through the domestication (incorporation into national laws) of the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Citation

Research Summary WP 59, Religions and Development Research Programme, University of Birmingham, UK, 2 pp.

The Role of Religion in Women’s Movements: the campaign for domestication of CEDAW in Nigeria. Research Summary 59.

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