Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

None that I know. Yes, there is gender equality. - Jul 2019

It's a majority Muslim country. Most of the Christian churches were burned while we were there, but this was seen as unusual. Few ethnic prejudices internally, definite issues with gender equality. - Oct 2017

Men are the head of the household and even unmarried adult Nigerien women must seek counsel from adult male members of the family. Most Nigeriens are Muslim, other Africans in town who are Christian were most often from other countries like Ghana or Togo; there are many Christians from various countries throughout the southern region across Niger; yet it is a small sample within this large Islamic country. - Aug 2015

Nigerians are generally very welcoming to all. - Jul 2013

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