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Women in Nigeria

WOMEN IN NIGERIA WHAT DOESTHE LIFE OFFA NIGERIAN WOMAN LOOK LIKE? The 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) provides data for monitoring the population and health situation in Nigeria. The 2013 NDHS is the 5h DHS survey conducted in Nigeria since 1990. 38,948 women in all selected households were interviewed–here is what their life looks like. EDUCATION compared to 62% of men. 45% of Nigerlan women age 15-49 have a secondary or higher level of educatlon MARRIAGE 1/2 18 of Nigerlan women age 25-49 are marrled by age TEENAGE PREGNANCY Teenage Motherhood by Education Level Percent of young women age 15-19 who are pregant or already mothers Teenage pregancy decreases with educatlon. Half of young women age 15-19 with no eduatlon have begun chlldbearlng compared to only 2% of young women with more than 48 32 Secondary More than secondary secondary edcuatlon. No Primary education SPOUSAL VIOLENCE 25% Of ever-marrled women age 15-49 experlence spousal vlolence-physlcal, sexual, or emotlonal. 14 This Infographic summarizes the gender-ralated findings of the 2013 Nigeria Demographk and Health Survey (NDHS), Implemented by the National Population Commission (NPC). ICF Itechnical assistance for the survay through USAID-funded MEASURE DHS program, which is designed to assist dovaloping countries to collect data on fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health. Financial support for the survey was provided by ÚSAID, the United Kingdom Department for International Devalopment (DFID) through PATHS2, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). International provided financial and USAID E •UNFPA ron on Ukald

Women in Nigeria

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What does a woman's life look like in Nigeria? Findings based on the 2013 Nigeria DHS.


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