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Adolescent Females' Reproductive Health in Nigeria

A Study on the Legislation and Socio-Cultural Impediments to Abortion and against Female Circumcision


Kingsley Ufuoma Omoyibo

Contents: Abortion and Contraception: a cross national trend – Religion and abortion – Legal politics of abortion – Female circumcision, cultural mutilation and identity – The politics of culture and female circumcision – The legal violation of female circumcision – Religion and female circumcision – HIV/AIDS infections in Nigeria – Adolescents, STDs and HIV/AIDS infection – Women's movement and reproductive health rights in Nigeria – The Nigerian constitution and the woman – Women and Sexuality amongst Urhobo and Okpe ethnic groups – Ethnography of Nigeria – Presentation and analysis of research data and discourse analysis of the hypotheses on abortion, contraception and female circumcision – Evaluation of assumption on reproductive health.