Violence against Young Women in Informal Cross-Border Trading in Southwest Nigeria: Implications for Economic Development and Poverty Reduction
Nigerian women, through history, actively participate in the social, economic and political development of their societies as far back as the 19th century. This is particularly true of women in southern Nigeria, especially Yoruba women. Women traders working in the informal sector are often subject to harassment and extortion at the border. These constraints undermine their economic activities....
Published at International Journal of Gender and Development Issues
Published in 2015
Tayo. O. George, Chukwuedozie, Onyekachi N. & Ozoya, Mercy I.
Ozoya Mercy Ibharhokanrhowa » Mercy Ozoya is a Pioneer graduate from the Department of Sociology, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, where she is currently a Faculty Member. Her research area include Sociology of Development and Institutionrology. view full profile