Roles of Women in National Development: A Study of Late Professor Dora Nkemakunyili
European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 133, No 2 , Pp. 143-160, June 2015
18 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2017
Date Written: June 23, 2015
This article explored the contributions of women to national development in Nigeria with a focus on late Prof. Dora Akunyili. The study employed qualitative data collected from archival documents and internet to examine research on national development, the life history of late Prof. Dora Akunyili and her contributions to national development. The study concluded that Professor Dora Akunyili’s performance has proven that women should never be taken for granted when it comes to handling the mantle of leadership. Therefore, this study suggested that Nigerian women be strongly encouraged to develop their potentials for greater contributions to the development of Nigeria.
Keywords: Roles, Women, Nation-Building, Study, Dora Akunyili
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