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Women's status, environmental changes and child health in the riverine area of Ondo State, Nigeria

Health, environment and development

Auteurs :
IYUN, B.F.
GROENEWEGEN, P.

Description :
The paper uses the concept of vulnerability as a departure point from which to map the health risk to children in Igbekun area, an oil-rich coastal area of Nigeria. The paper attempts to highlight the poor quality of life and health of children and how it is becoming much more difficult to practice health intervention programmes. The environmental crisis has deprived women of their traditional means of livelihood.


Type de document :
Article de monographie

Source :
GeoJournal, issn : 0343-2521, 1998, vol. 44, n°. 2, p. 129-139, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 19 ref.

Date :
1998

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Heidelberg, Springer

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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