Demographers predict that more than 45% of first-time marriages in the 21st century will eventually end in divorce (Amato, 2010; Cherlin, 2010; Clarke-Stewart & Brentano, 2006). Research is plentiful on the topic of divorce, particularly as they affect children of the divorcees. However, there are limited data and scholarly works on the impact of divorce on women in Nigeria. It is on this basis that this study addresses the impact of divorce on women with specific reference to financial status, emotional well-being, and self-esteem.
Tag: Nigerian women
PROPOSAL 1.1 Background to the Study Research suggests that many working women experience significant emotional distress during the child-rearing years. For example, epidemiological research has indicated that one in five women experience a depressive episode at some point in the lifespan (Goodman & Gotlib, 2002), and additional research suggests that child-rearing may pose unique challenges […]