26 September 2016 - The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has observed an increase in violence against children in Nigeria, and attributed rising youth restiveness in the country to the phenomenon.

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15 September 2016 - The Girl Generation (TGG), Child Health Advocacy Initiative (CHAI) and the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) have launched an initiative, National Anti Female Genital Mutilation Youth Network in Nigeria (NAFGMYNN) to help tackle the menace.

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DAKAR, 25 août 2016 – Les années de violences de Boko Haram dans le bassin du Lac Tchad ont engendré une crise humanitaire qui se dégrade, avec 1,4 million d’enfants déplacés et au moins 1 million d’enfants toujours piégés dans des zones inaccessibles, selon un rapport de l’UNICEF.

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DAKAR, 25 August 2016 - Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in hard-to-reach areas, UNICEF said in a report released today.

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04 August 2016 – As part of activities to mark World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said more than five million newborns in Nigeria are deprived of essential nutrients and antibodies that protect them from disease and death as they are not being exclusively breastfed.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2016 07:47

NIGERIA: Rape of Nigerian minors

2 August 2016 - The growing rate of reported rape cases of minors in Nigeria is becoming unacceptable. What is more dreadful and unacceptable is that those involved in these criminal activities are usually treated with levity whenever they were arrested by the law enforcement agents. This disposition must change if we are ever going to deal with a situation that puts the lives and future of many of our children at great physical, emotional and psychological risk.

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27 May 2016 - *Urges stakeholders to rise against violence against children

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20 mai 2016 - L'armée nigériane a annoncé jeudi avoir retrouvé une deuxième rescapée parmi les 219 lycéennes de Chibok kidnappées par Boko Haram, quelques jours après la découverte d'Amina Ali, première jeune fille trouvée vivante. Selon le porte-parole de l'armée nigériane, le colonel Sani Usman, la deuxième otage de Chibok se trouvait parmi 97 femmes et enfants libérés jeudi 19 mai lors d'une opération conjointe de l'armée et des miliciens menée aux alentours de Damboa, dans l'État de Borno.

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19 May 2016 – After more than two years, Amina Ali, one of the 276 schoolgirls Boko Haram fighters abducted from a Chibok school in a 2014 attack that sparked lasting international outrage, was found this week. She was reportedly identified by a member of a civilian vigilante group assisting Nigerian soldiers in the fight against Boko Haram.

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Press release

DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 12 April 2016 - The number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger has risen sharply over the past year, from 4 in 2014 to 44 in 2015, according to a UNICEF report released today. More than 75 per cent of the children involved in the attacks are girls.

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