30Sep 2016

AN ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN LEVEL OF ASSERTION OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS IN NSUKKA LGA OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

  • Department of Adult and continuing Education, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu Nigeria
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The study determined the level of women’s assertion of their reproductive rights in Enugu State. One research question and one hypothesis guided the study. A survey research design was used for the study. 172 were women randomly sample from 858 women registered in 28 women’s community based organization in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. A structured questionnaire was used for data collection. The research question was answered using mean and grand mean while the hypothesis was tested using t-test statistic. A mean of 2.50and above was accepted while acalculated t above 1.96 was not accepted The results indicate that women assert their reproductive rights to a high level. There is a significant difference in the response of literate and non-literate on the level of assertion of their reproductive rights. It was recommended among other things that government should provide adequate funds for reproductive health programmes, awareness should be created for men on their reproductive health responsibilities to women.


[Loretta Chika Ukwuaba. (2016); AN ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN LEVEL OF ASSERTION OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS IN NSUKKA LGA OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 4 (9). 1391-1396] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Loretta Ukwuaba


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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/1739       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/1739


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