2015: The hurdles before women

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2015: The hurdles before women

From time being, sex stereotyping has always been an issue in contemporary setting. It assumes that masculine and feminine traits are intertwined with leadership. Due to the aggressive and competitive nature of politics, the belief is that participation in elected office requires masculine traits.

Hence, the bias leveled against women stems from the perception that femininity inherently produces weak leadership. However, sex stereotyping, a model for gender disparity, today, continues to attract much concern not only from the women folk, but also from every Nigerian who is appalled by the shrink opportunities allotted to women to effectively participate in politics in Nigeria. 

We invite our users to read the full article published on July 22nd 2014.