Property Rights of Women in Nigeria as Impediment to Full Realisation of Economic and Social Rights
25 Pages Posted: 27 May 2010
Date Written: May 26, 2010
The paper examines the legal effect of economic and social rights in Nigeria. It relates this to the property rights of women in the capacity of a daughter, a wife and a widow. It argues that the property rights of women in its practical manifestation does not actualise the economic and social rights in Nigeria. The discourse makes recommendations towards the reform of Nigerian property law in this area.
Keywords: property, rights, women, discrimination, economic, social rights
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