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By Chima J. Korieh

Shaping Our Sturggles: Nigerian ladies in background, tradition and Social switch presents a severe reconsideration of girls s place in Nigeria through exploring their old, developmental, and socio-cultural reviews throughout Nigeria s cultures. It seeks to attract new awareness to nonetheless missed features of ladies s reviews, whereas suggesting reappraisal of girls s roles as old actors is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking in their position in society and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to societal improvement. Their altering roles, their marginalization at varied ancient instances, and most significantly, their resilience and resistance to the category of ladies because the decrease classification in society is mirrored within the varied and reflective essays offered during this quantity. In reading a number of fabric that testifies to the vast spectrum of girls s studies in Nigeria, the essays during this assortment situate girls as a special class in society and think about the methods ladies have navigated throughout the stumbling blocks that experience faced them traditionally and their outstanding talents to say their autonomy as contributors and as teams. This booklet contributes to the continuing exploration of girls s lives and makes a distinct contribution to the scholarly research of the reviews of ladies as they negotiate their identities and the discourses on modernism and improvement.

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