Cultures in Nigeria That Still Keeps the Female Gender in the Dark: An Igbo Example

Kenneth Ubani

Abstract


Most women still hold to such traditions that have been adjudged inadequate by most modern society. They want to protect and preserve it no matter how one want to free their conscience from it. Many womenmay feel it is an invasion of their values. They still prefer it to changes or modern trends. They want to resist such changes by all means no matter the education against it. Such traditions have been studied as a failure of women “empowerment” or modern feminism.  Suggestions are made on methods that could help change this preference for unusual tradition that modernity can no longer entertain because of their uncomfortable and embarrassing appearance on modern free world. 


Keywords


Empowerment; Modern feminism; Unusual tradition; Values

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11040

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