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dc.contributor.authorAmusan, Lere
dc.contributor.authorAkokuwebe, Monica Ewomazino
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-16T09:47:38Z
dc.date.available2017-05-16T09:47:38Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationAmusan, L. & Akokuwebe, M.E. 2016. Conceptualising Afrocentric-feminism and social constructivism through Alma Ata Declaration (primary health care, PHC) in rural Nigeria. Gender and Behaviour, 14(2):7246-7253. [https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-59f8d5b30]
dc.identifier.issn1596-9231
dc.identifier.urihttps://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-59f8d5b30
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/24412
dc.description.abstractChristian and Islamic scriptures reduced women to a second class in any society. They are subjected to helper and relegated to house chores. In some societies, roles of ritual-making and administration are accorded them, but they would be regulated with the power of men. The Eurocentric system of administration introduced to Africa appears to have been reducing Afrocentrism, as Western education has found new roles for women. With more female enrolment in schools, from primary to higher institutions, it is expected that the old system would pave way for equal opportunity to address sustainable development holistically in Africa. Poverty, unemployment, ignorance, religion and culture are the major obstacles to women empowerment. These social issues have an effect upon health development; they aggravate mortality rate despite government focus on primary health care (PHC) as agreed through the Alma Ata Declaration in Kazakhstan. In addressing these plights, free education and ability to accommodate neglected rural dwellers to quality education would serve as stimuli for service delivery that is eluding the state.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherIFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)
dc.subjectAfrocentric-feminism
dc.subjectConstructivism
dc.subjectNigeria
dc.subjectPHC Sustainable Development and Rural women
dc.titleConceptualising Afrocentric-feminism and social constructivism through Alma Ata Declaration (primary health care, PHC) in rural Nigeria
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.researchID24825549 - Amusan, Samuel Olalere


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