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Title African women and children : crisis and response / edited by Apollo Rwomire.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.4096 A258A    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 267 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Females and gender status in eastern and southern Africa: a comparative critique / Anthony G. Hopkin -- The impact of parental separation and divorce on children: a southern African perspective / Tapologo Maundeni -- Child abuse: a sociological perspective / Norma Romm and Apollo Rwomire -- Traditional institutions and the violation of women's human rights in Africa: the Nigerian case / Abdul-Mumin Sa'ad -- The Trokosi system in Ghana: discrimination against women and children / Abayie B. Boaten -- The feminization of poverty: effects of the Arable Lands Development Program on women in Botswana / Gwen N. Lesetedi -- Prostitution, patriarchy, and marriage: a Zimbabwean case study / Ishmael Magaisa -- Unequal opportunities and gender access to power in Nigeria / Roseline C. Onah -- Constraints on women's participation in Zambian politics: a comparative analysis of the First, Second, and Third Republics / Bertha Z. Osei-Hwedie -- Street children: a new liberation movement? / Arnon Bar-On -- Housing delivery systems in Botswana: the inadequacy of gender-neutral policies / Faustin Kalabamu -- Women, knowledge, and power in environmental and social change / Mark Chingono -- Appendix; Status of women in the ERNESA region: statistical summary.
Subject Women -- Africa -- Social conditions.
Children -- Africa -- Social conditions.
Added Author Rwomire, Apollo, 1945-
ISBN 0275962180 alkaline paper
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