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Child Rights Act

16 Jul
The Federal Government has called for speedy domestication of the Child Rights Act (CRA) in states to check early marriage.
11 Oct 2020
Stakeholders and rights’ activists have called for protection of the girl child from being subjected to any form of inhuman treatment, as contained in the Child Rights Act in 2003.
11 Jun 2020
The Federal Government yesterday vowed to henceforth bring the full weight of the law on rapists, describing the rising cases as embarrassing
4 Jan 2020
The winner of Little Miss Nigeria International 2020, Queen Toluwanimi Omole, has joined the campaign for the promotion of the Child Rights Act in Nigeria
13 Dec 2019
Women took to the streets of Jalingo, Taraba State yesterday to protest against violence on women and girls, especially victims of rape and all forms of sexual assault in the state.
25 Nov 2019
*UNICEF calls for respect of children's rights Adults who have sex with children under age 18 in Nigeria could end up in prison for rape. The law that protects children’s right in Nigeria- The Child Right Act (CRA- 2003), declares sexual act with minors or a child (anyone under age 18), an act of rape…
12 Sep 2019
Different Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Gombe State have told the state government to domesticate the Child Rights Act to curb early and forced marriage in the state.
16 Jul 2019
The debate about the allegation of rape which hit the social medial penultimate week is still waxing stronger by every passing minute. As expected, a lot of people have expressed their divergent opinions from their level of understanding of the subject matter.
4 Sep 2017
The CDC and NHRC said while speaking with journalists that the rationale behind their intervention was to ensure that the state prioritises the passage of the Act through the state House of Assembly.
11 Aug 2017
I witnessed first hand the deep-seated and seething divisions in Nigeria and realised that after all said and done, our greatest and irreconcilable differences might just be in the attitude to our various religions! This happened at the just concluded national conference on the welfare of the child....
28 May 2017
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged government at all levels to intensify efforts at putting an end to violence against children in the country, imploring them to adopt Child Rights Act in all 36 states of the federation. 
26 May 2017
According to the lawmakers, the violation of this Act is responsible for the high rate of child labour, cultism and illiteracy that is prevalent among a sizeable population of the children.

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