Oga-Madam and the house-helps: There is Godooo!
For those of us who profess to be Christians, it is unchristian to maltreat anyone, especially, somebody to whom you owe a duty of care; to whom you act in loco parentis.
UNICEF wants family courts to check child abuse
The United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the three tiers of government to establish family courts as enshrined in the Child Rights Act (CRA) to protect the child from abuse.
‘Most cases of child abuse are committed by low-income earners'
Statistics do not show that there is an increase in the offences being committed, what the statistics show is that there’s an increase in reporting.
Worrisome rising cases of child abuse
“Mother kills child”, “Pastor chains son over witchcraft allegation”, “Woman kills maid”, “Man stabs girl”…these are some of the very bizarre and shocking headline stories that dominate the media on a daily basis.
How we protect our children from abuse, by parents
Child abuse has become so rampant in our contemporary society that every eight out of 10 children has fallen victim of it. Aside sexual abuse, child abuse also comes in form of physical, emotional and parental torture.
Curtailing the menace of child abuse and corporal punishment in Nigeria
Unfortunately, these children are abused by their parents and family members, who are meant to be the first line of protection for them. Child abuse is the physical, mental or sexual assault of a child by the parents or any other adult.