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Discrimination and adolescent girl"s reproductive and sexual health rights in Nigeria

Folake Olaleye

Discrimination and adolescent girl"s reproductive and sexual health rights in Nigeria

a critical review

by Folake Olaleye

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Toronto. -- Faculty of Law -- Dissertations.,
  • Reproductive health -- Nigeria.,
  • Girls -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Nigeria.,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Nigeria.

  • About the Edition

    It further argues that courts in Nigeria through national and international legal instruments on adolescent rights can give domestic effect to those laws and international legal norms guaranteeing adolescent girl"s access to reproductive and sexual health services.This thesis presents an analysis on the role of courts and how the courts in Nigeria can improve adolescent girl"s access to reproductive and sexual health services.It examines how courts in other jurisdictions have achieved this through case law decisions and interpretation and argues that courts in Nigeria can also explore those avenues to improve adolescent girl"s reproductive and sexual health in Nigeria.It argues that the present poor state of adolescent girl"s reproductive and sexual health stems from discrimination in access to reproductive and sexual health services.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Folake Olaleye.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 111 leaves ;
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20247050M
    ISBN 100494073519

      On Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights, she collaborates with the UN in a project to increased access to family planning services by women and adolescent girls. The aim is to increase demand for and supply of modern contraceptives and improve quality of family planning services that are free from coercion, discrimination and violence. The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) promotes and protects the sexual and reproductive rights and health of women and young people, particularly adolescent girls, in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. KEY RESOURCES Haberland N. What happens when programs emphasize gender? A review of the evaluation Size: 1MB.

    - Help us spread the word about the necessity of ASRH (adolescent sexual and reproductive health) services for refugee girls. Because teens have 20 pins. Population Education and Adolescent Reproductive Health: Handbook for Education on Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health. Book One, Understanding the Adolescents and their Reproductive and Sexual Health: Guide to Better Educational Strategies. Book Two, Strategies and Materials on Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health Education.

    the health status of young women. 15 Where a higher percentage of girls are enrolled in secondary and tertiary education, there may be a concomitant increase in . Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Boylston Hall, Ground Floor 5 Harvard Yard Cambridge, MA Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected]


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