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Women Land Ownership and Participation in Decision Making About Housing Development in Oyo South-West Nigeria (Published)

Despite the cultural challenges hindering women from ownership of land, they have continue to play a vital role in Nations building by providing shelter for the family and utilization of land resources. This study examined various issues affecting the effective participation of women in land ownership and housing development in Oyo town with the aim of addressing this numerous challenges. To research employed both descriptive and analytic techniques, these were used through the use of questionnaire survey using a case study approach, reliable data and information were gathered which provide strategic overview of the various land right and housing challenges that confronts women in this particular study area. It was discovered that that majorities of the constrain and challenges against women is centered on the traditional believes and custom practices of the people of Oyo, lack of finance as well as illiteracy. The study concluded by recommending that women be given access to land and suggested that certain cultural issues affecting their right or access to land be removed.

Citation: Oshikoya, T.P. and Ifediora, C.O.(2022) Women Land Ownership and Participation in Decision Making About Housing Development in Oyo South-West Nigeria, International Journal of Developing and Emerging Economies, Vol.10, No.3, pp.14-22

Keywords: Accessibility, Land, Land Tenure, housing development, woman right