The Legal Status and Perceptions of Sexual Rights Among Some Selected Stakeholders in Nigeria

  title={The Legal Status and Perceptions of Sexual Rights Among Some Selected Stakeholders in Nigeria},
  author={Kasim Balarabe},
  journal={Sexuality \& Culture},
Despite its recognition as a human right under international law, sexual right is one of the most contested rights in patriarchal and complex societies where cultural and religious values interweave with the legal system. In Nigeria, some stakeholders opposed recognising the right due to its inconsistency with the dominant cultural and religious values. The steep opposition culminated in adopting the Same-sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act. Through structured interviews, literature and content… 



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