Thursday, November 21 / 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Kuku Hall

Session 114
Masculinities in Africa: Discourses Regarding Men Sexualities, Health and wellbeing In A Male-Controlled Society

Chair: Babatunde Omotosho, Federal University Oye-Ekiti
Discussant: Joseph Matovu, Makerere University

1. Masculinity in African Culture: A Necessary Paradigm Shift for Sustainable Health and WellbeingEmmanuel O. Amoo, Covenant University; Adebanke Olawole-Isaac, Covenant University Canaanland; Faith Osasumwen Olanrewaju, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria; Lady Adaina Ajayi, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria.

2. Male Sexual Virility and Use of Local Aphrodisiacs in GhanaDaniel Yaw Fiaveh, University of Cape Coast.

3. Intimate Partner Violence in Ghana: Examining Bridewealth Payment and Male-Perpetrated Physical Abuse against WomenCharlotte Ofori, Regional Institute for Population Studies, Univeristy of Ghana; Francis Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University; Naa Dodua Dodoo, University of Ghana; Adriana A. Biney, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS).

4. Masculinity, Money, and the Postponement of Parenthood in NigeriaDaniel Smith, Brown University.

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