Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "children"

    How I was sexually abused in pry 6, Rita Edochie speaks out

How I was sexually abused in pry 6, Rita Edochie speaks out

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    500m children live in crisis zones, says UNICEF

500m children live in crisis zones, says UNICEF

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    Nigeria loses 800,000 U-5 children to malnutrition yearly

Nigeria loses 800,000 U-5 children to malnutrition yearly

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    Wall collapses, kills 7-day-old baby in Niger

Wall collapses, kills 7-day-old baby in Niger

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    Six in 10 children lack access to early childhood education

Six in 10 children lack access to early childhood education

More than six in 10 Nigerian children have no early childhood education, Save the Children Nigeria, a humanitarian organsation that promotes child rights, has said.The organisation made this known in a tweet chat to launch a new campaign that will focus on reaching excluded children.According to the organsation, more children in north than in the south face a daunting life, have [...]

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    ‘Exclusively-breastfed infants immune to life-threatening illnesses’

‘Exclusively-breastfed infants immune to life-threatening illnesses’

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    Over 1m children in north-east have no access to education

Over 1m children in north-east have no access to education

Boko Haram attacks and the Nigerian military tactics are depriving over 1 million children in the north-east an education, a research, done by the Human Rights Watch (HRW), has shownBoko Haram, translated to mean 'western education is a sin', targets schools and teachers for its attacks and abducts school children, mostly girls who are forcefully married and raped, at will.According [...]

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    Autism not the devil’s work, say caregivers

Autism not the devil’s work, say caregivers

"The boy was beaten to a pulp. I saw terrible injuries on his back and his dad, a pastor in the Mountain of Fire and Miracles church, said 'if I can deliver other people, why can't I deliver my son,'" Ranti Bala-Gbogbo, a special needs interventionist, talks about the ignorance and stigma autistic children often face.The story of this abused [...]

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    RESEARCH: One in two Nigerian children experience physical violence

RESEARCH: One in two Nigerian children experience physical violence

One in two Nigerian children experience violence and are left to suffer in silence, a research titled 'Nigeria: Violence Against Children', has shown.This is mostly fuelled by a culture that believes in the communal raising of children and the slogan of "spare the rod, spoil the child".As shown in the survey launched in February 2016 by the National Population Commission, [...]

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    RESEARCH: Tax treaties cause children and women hardship

RESEARCH: Tax treaties cause children and women hardship

Women and children pay the highest price when tax revenues are reduced through tax treaties, a research done by ActionAid, has shown.Tax treaties are agreement between two countries to limit tax rights and regulate or even totally cancel a country's taxation of foreign owned company regardless of how profitable the company is.In the research, titled 'The tax treaties that are depriving [...]

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    Boko Haram crisis: Children born after 2009 ‘might never fully learn’

Boko Haram crisis: Children born after 2009 ‘might never fully learn’

Children born after 2009 in Boko Haram-ravaged states might never be able to learn optimally, as their brain development is at risk since they have lived all their life in conflict.The Boko Haram insurgency started in 2009, meaning several under-seven children have lived their most fruitful developmental years in the conflict – a toxic state that will inhibit their brain cell [...]

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