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Gender development: Woes and hope

Prof Chidi Odinkalu, the moderator called on Amina Salihu an accomplished gender advocate and researcher to present the report. She highlighted the following facts: ‘Nigeria has the largest population of any African country, some 162.5 million people. Of this magnitude 49% are female; some 80.2 million girls and women. So any discussion about Nigeria’s future must necessarily entail consideration of girls and women, the role they play and the barriers they face in making the future. 54% of Nigerians ...
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Added May 16, 2012
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