Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The Nigerian Woman and Reproductive Autonomy

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

A View of Autonomy as Empowerment

image of Global Journal of Comparative Law

The expectation that law should facilitate the enjoyment of the right of women to be free to decide what happens to their bodies in matters of reproductive health, and the factors mitigating against their ability to do so as free and autonomous persons, is the central focus of this paper. Despite being socially and culturally constituted, women have a unique identity, separate and distinct from those of the men and significant others in their lives, which deserves respect and recognition. Women have a right to exercise their reproductive right and do not have to seek permission to do so. However, the functionality and enjoyment of this right depends, to a large extent, on the economic and educational empowerment of women.

Affiliations: 1: LL.B (Nigeria), LLM (Dalhousie), Fellow CIHR, oluchi@yahoo.com

10.1163/2211906X-00201004
/content/journals/10.1163/2211906x-00201004
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
6
3
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/2211906x-00201004
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/2211906x-00201004
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/2211906x-00201004
2013-01-01
2016-12-08

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Global Journal of Comparative Law — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation