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African Women 2African Women 2 - Here are titles and links that can be found on the four African Womens pages - Woman From Niger, Ladies of Senegal, Market Woman in Sierra Leone and Seychelles Island Women, on the right of the African Women 2 page.



Woman From Niger. 40% of children under five years old in Niger are underweight. Woman from Nigers health is at high risk during child birth, there is a 1/5 risk that a woman may die in child birth.


Woman From Niger, Nomadic woman in Niger

Worlds Second Poorest Country
Niger is 99% Muslim and the second poorest country in the World and is home to 11,972,000 people. The life expectancy is as low as 46 years old, compared to 64 years old in India. 64% of people in Niger live on less than $1 (about 75p) per day.

The Woman from Nigers Role
In Niger, culture is based on the patriarchal family model, this means that all the men are in charge. The man makes decisions at a family level, and the chief and elders at village level.

The role of the woman in Niger is seen as producing and raising children, looking after the home, fetching water and preparing food. Many women are not allowed to speak in public.

More than 1/3 men in Niger have more than one wife and girls can be married from as young as seven or eight.

Health
40% of children under five years old in Niger are underweight. Woman from Nigers health is at high risk during child birth, there is a 1/5 risk that a woman may die in child birth.

Woman From Niger, Red Cross (Click to enlarge)




The most relevant links we could find, placed here free

People and Planet - Woman from Niger, population pressures, news file, Niger's population booms, the average woman in Niger now gives birth to eight children during her lifetime. www.peopleandplanet.net

IRIN News - Woman from Niger, women bear the brunt of hardships and food shortages, women wait with their children for food handouts. www.irinnews.org

BBC NEWS - Woman from Niger, Niger women 'banned from grain stores'. news.bbc.co.uk





Woman From Niger, Niger Woman (Click to enlarge)

Woman From Niger, Nigerien woman carry water (Click to enlarge)

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