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16 February 2016 - Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria's insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society, according to new research by International Alert and UNICEF, released today.

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18 février 2016 - Les jeunes filles enlevées par Boko Haram dans le nord du Nigeria vivent l’enfer pendant leur captivité. Une fois libérées, elles doivent faire face au rejet de leur communauté. C’est la conclusion d’un récent rapport publié par UNICEF et l’ONG, International Alert.

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18 février 2016 - A peine né, ce petit Nigérian a été voué à la vie d’errance. Abandonné par ses parents « pour sorcellerie », il a erré pendant huit mois dans les rues pour ensuite, affaibli par la faim, à bout de forces, aucun espoir de survie, tomber dans les mains d’une Danoise qui l’a sauvé, lui a donné à boire et à manger et l’a baptisé « Hope ».

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13 January 2016 – Rotary has announced US$35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, including $15 million to support polio eradication efforts in 5 African countries.

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DAKAR/NEW YORK, le 22 décembre 2015 - La violence et les attaques contre les populations civiles du Nord-est du Nigéria et ses pays voisins ont forcé plus d’un million d’enfants à quitter l’école, selon l’UNICEF.

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23 December 2015 - An estimated one million children have been forced out of school as a result of violent attacks by Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and its neighbouring countries, a new UNICEF report said on Tuesday.

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DAKAR, 1 December 2015 - Hundreds of schools in northeast Nigeria have reopened for the first time in a year and a half, though many teachers and pupils are reluctant to return because of persistent violence in the region, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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October 15, 2015 - UNICEF says not less than 800 of about 1,400 child deaths Nigeria are caused by diarrhoea daily which could be attributed to poor sanitation and inadequate water.

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DAKAR / GENÈVE / NEW YORK, 18 SEPTEMBRE 2015 - Une nette augmentation des attaques par le groupe armé Boko Haram a déraciné plus de 500 000 enfants au cours des 5 derniers mois, portant le nombre total d’enfants en fuite dans le Nord Est du Nigéria et dans les pays voisins à 1,4 million, selon l’UNICEF.

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DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 18 September 2015 – A sharp increase in attacks by the armed group commonly known as Boko Haram has uprooted 500,000 children over the past five months, bringing the total number of children on the run in northeast Nigeria and neighbouring countries to 1.4 million, UNICEF said today.

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