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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11 September 2015 - Mr Ezekiel Oyemomi, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, said 60 per cent of Nigerian children experience one form of violence before they attain the age of 18.

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Thursday, 10 September 2015 14:19

NIGERIA: A day in the life of... a house girl

08 September 2015 - Twelve-year-old Titi does not know her surname. She also does not know that she is from the Republic of Benin and not Nigeria, where she currently works as domestic help - cleaning, cooking, and washing laundry for a family of six.

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06 September 2015 - In their cramped and dimly lit centre, counsellors provide emotional and medical care for survivors.

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