Rural Women and Poverty in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

  • Maurice Akpan Okoji University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Keywords: Rural women, Property rights, Poverty,

Abstract

This paper describes the nature and extent of absolute poverty among Nigerian women. The author presents data drawn from two studies carried out in rural Nigeria, and on the basis of these studies, suggests some possible approaches to alleviate women's poverty.
Published
2001-04-01