Issues of Patriarchy and Culture in Nigeria and Lebanon

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Issues of Patriarchy and Culture in Nigeria and Lebanon
Section 1: Description of the Setting
The Middle Eastern country of Lebanon and the African country of Nigeria are both in principle committed to the cause of adult education. Ironically, although it is the poorer and more embattled of the two countries, Lebanon has made greater strides in the field of adult education, particularly insofar as it impacts women. Nigeria, which has been a member of OPEC since 1971 and is a major oil and natural gas exporter, has not leveraged its newfound wealth into educational opportunity for adult women, whereas Lebanon, despite the state of war in which it has been plunged since 1981, has become a beacon for adult education in the region. These...
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