“To be a widow in Nigeria …”

Describes what widows go through in Nigeria. Lower status of women; Rarity of remarriage; Right of husband's family over properties and business; Widow traditions; Efforts of the International Federation of Women Lawyers and other groups to improve the Nigerian culture and the widow's status.

Donbraye, Deborah Burstion
Publisher and location: 
The Ethnic News Watch/NEXIS
Source publication: 
Headway; Jan/Feb99, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18