Women and National Development in Nigeria: A Study of the Yoruba Ethnic Group

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Frances Jumoke Oloidi


This paper examined the contributions of Yoruba Women towards National Development. It gives the roles of the cultural women at pre-colonial and modern times in the country. The challenges of the Yoruba women contributions to the development of the Nigerian nation were highlighted. However, their contributions cannot be discountenanced in household and national economies. The current role of the Yoruba women in national development is remarkable towards peace and direction of the economy and society.

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