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Gender Discrimination in the Division of Property on Divorce in Nigeria

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 September 2007

M O A Ashiru
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Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, LLB, LLM

Abstract

This paper considers how the law in Nigeria discriminates against women in respect of the distribution of property on divorce. It also discusses whether international or regional instruments which have been ratified by Nigeria have helped eliminate discrimination against women in this regard.

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Copyright © School of Oriental and African Studies 2007

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