Experts raise alarm over increasing child abuse
True Leadership for Growth and Peace Initiative (TL4GDP) and Truss Empowerment Foundation have rolled out the Alert Campaign, an African Child Protection and family strengthening project
Group stresses on role of caregivers in curbing child abuse
The group noted that Child abuse of children and teens remains an insidious phenomenon in Nigeria and the fight against child molestation begins with parents teaching their children.
‘To end girl-child abuse, we must begin to raise our boys differently’
A Lawyer by profession, Temilolu Okeowo is the founder, Girls Club of Nigeria, The Girls Club of Africa and The Girls Apostolic Ministry of All Nations, all aimed at re-orientating
Rising brutality: Weighing the potency of Nigeria’s child rights laws
The Nigerian child, especially one from a poor home, is insecure almost on all fronts. With his parents unable to appropriately cater to his/her needs and no social safety net from government, he/she starts life on a sour note hoping that it ends in bliss. Some people in this category are molested by their own…
Broken Girls and Broken Boys – Trapped Under COVID-19 Lockdown (Part II)
A week before the lockdown was declared in Abuja, a 16-year-old girl was beaten with a knife and stabbed repeatedly with a pair of scissors by her aunt, Juliet Nnadi, an officer with the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps (NCDC). The 16-year-old, according to neighbours, was brutalised by her aunt and went through untold hardship. “Many…
Police arrest another couple for causing grievous harm to daughter in Enugu
The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested another couple for allegedly causing grievous body harm on a 12-year-old daughter in Enugu.
Beauty queen leads war against child abuse, teenage pregnancy
In recent times, child abuse has become a major issue in Nigeria with many recorded cases. In developed and developing countries, teenage pregnancy continues to receive increased attention...
Fathers as sexual predators
Let’s quit feigning ignorance about this benumbingly shameful fact. A vicious form of paedophilia is rapidly creeping up on our country. Fathers have become the sexual predators of their daughters.
Married Babysitter Jailed For Having A Baby With 13-year-old Boy
A judge has sentenced Leah Cordice to prison for showing no remorse after she had sex with a 13-year-old schoolboy and gave birth to his baby. The Nursery worker is reported to have gone out drinking with friends for an evening and then gone into the victim's room where she seduced him. She reportedly pulled…