Le 4 juin 2017 - Le Fonds des Nations unies pour l'enfance (Unicef) a souligné dimanche la nécessité de maintenir "contre vents et marées" les enfants à l'école dans le sud-est du Niger, où des établissements sont fermés depuis deux ans à cause de la menace des jihadistes de Boko Haram.

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DAKAR / NEW YORK / GENEVA, 12 April 2017 – The number of children used in ‘suicide’ attacks in the Lake Chad conflict has surged to 27 in the first quarter of 2017, compared to nine over the same period last year, UNICEF said in a new report released today.

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NIAMEY, 10 March 2016 - When Fati was 12-years old, her father removed her from school in Niamey and sent her to Nigeria to marry a 40-year-old man. A year later, she was hospitalized with injuries inflicted by her new husband.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016 06:50

NIGER: The girl who said 'no' to marriage

19 February 2016 - Balkissa Chaibou dreamed of becoming a doctor, but when she was 12 she was shocked to learn she had been promised as a bride to her cousin. She decided to fight for her rights - even if that meant taking her own family to court.

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NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 – The Republic of Congo, Guinea, Mali and Niger today announced a new fund for the fight against malnutrition. The announcement was made at the launch of UNITLIFE, a new innovative financing mechanism that uses micro levies from extractive industries to increase resources for the fight again malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Friday, 30 May 2014 08:19

NIGER: Big money for child brides

29 May 2014 - Niger has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, and is struggling to stop the practice, writes the BBC's Fergal Keane.

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28 septembre 2012 - Le gouvernement du Niger et les agences d’aide humanitaire se démènent pour nettoyer et réparer les milliers d’écoles endommagées par les inondations dues aux pluies de juillet et d’août, qui ont déplacé plus de 500 000 personnes et fait plus de 80 victimes, afin que les enfants retournent à l’école le plus vite possible.

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24 septembre 2012 - Selon une étude publiée le 20 septembre par The Lancet, le Niger a presque réduit de moitié le taux de mortalité des enfants de moins de cinq ans depuis 1998.

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Elle s’appelle Balki Souley. A 14 ans, elle a déjà été mariée une fois et victime d’une fausse couche.

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3 october 2012 - PRESS RELEASE. More than one million children in West Africa are at risk of acute malnourishment due to the drought, and this has effects beyond the immediate needs for sustenance. Malnutrition weakens the immune system and makes learning harder.

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