Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: A Story of Transformation

This story is one fellow’s journey to earn a doctoral degree with the help of the Next Generation Social Sciences program and to improve the situation for women in Southern Nigeria regarding matrimonial property rights.

Read more from former fellow Anthony Diala on Research Matters, a digital forum of the Social Science Research Council.

Anthony C. Diala was a 2013 and 2014 recipient of the Next GenerationSocial Sciences in Africa Fellowship. He is currently a University Research Committee Fellow at the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa, University of Cape Town, South Africa.