n African Performance Review - Crossing the : theatre for development and women's empowerment in northern Nigeria

Volume 1, Issue 2_3
  • ISSN : 1753-5964


Dominant strategies of development in the developing world have been criticised by development activists for failing to involve the participation of people particularly at grassroots level. Until recently, relatively less attention has been paid to how development as a whole has increased the gender gulf, how women continue to be undervalued and suppressed. The focus of this paper is on Theatre for Development (TfD) and women's empowerment in Nigeria.

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