Child abuse: How to tell if something is wrong and what to do - Part 2
According to the Coordinator of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, there has been an increase in the reporting of sexual abuse...
Jose Foundation, Gareth Southgate seek end to child abuse
Following recent reports of sexual exploitation cases in sports and the movie industry, Nigeria’s international non-governmental organisation with bias for raising awareness on child sexual exploitation, Jose Foundation has taken its campaign to managers of sports teams. In a press statement yesterday in Abuja, President of Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen, said it has become…
‘Poor parenting skills, poverty leading causes of child abuse’
Against the backdrop of rising cases of child abuse in the country, a professor of Counseling Psychology at Covenant University, Prof. Abiodun Gesinde, has identified lack of parenting skills, poverty, alcohol and drug abuse as leading causes of child maltreatment in the country. Gesinde made the submission at the institution 13th inaugural lecture held at…
Board game unveiled to tackle sexual abuse in children
The Smart Kids Board Game has launched its board game, which aims to tackle the incidence of sexual abuse in children. The event, which was held at the weekend in Lagos, had many parents, teachers and kids in attendance, to witness the unveiling of the game and also learn a few things about sexual abuse....
Child abuse: How to tell if something is wrong and what you can do
One of the hardest things for any parent to discover is that their child may have been sexually harmed or abused in any way especially by someone that is supposed to care for or teach the said child.
Are You Condoning Child Abuse? Find Out From Olajumoke
Every day, we hear about one form of abuse in the world or the other happening in the world. However, child abuse is one aspect that isn't talked about enough. So, what really is child abuse and how can one tell if they are encouraging it and learn to recognise and prevent this terrible act?…
With Unveil, church offers panacea for troubled families
As domestic violence, child abuse and other social vices increase on a daily basis, religious bodies have been challenged to do more in terms of sensitisation and being good examples in the society to curb these endemic menaces.
DSVRT, Ministry of Justice partner journalists in the fight against SGBV, child abuse
Tolani is an eight-year-old child living in a suburb of Lagos. Sometimes this year, Mr. Ogunsola, a resident of a flat in a block of flats in which Tolani lives with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Olorunda, noticed that Tolani...
‘We carry out sensitisation campaign against child abuse because we have to protect our children’
I want to thank the governor for making Akwa Ibom proud in the last two years, he has spoken to us that he is ready to serve the people of the state. Through this Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare, the governor has done a lot of things.
Child Abuse: UNICEF urges journalists to prioritize children’s well-being
THE United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged journalists to place the child’s well being at the centre of child right abuses reportage in tandem with best global practices.
Delta bans under- aged street trading, blames parent for nonchalance
The Delta State Government has banned under- aged street trading, blaming the child rights’ Act ineffectiveness on Parents failure to ensure proper care of their children and wards.