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Violence Against Children

23 Apr
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with European Union (EU), has commenced training of duty bearers and child protection actors in five states and Federal Capital Territory...
3 Aug 2020
In pursuance of appropriate standards to protect children, prosecution guidelines for handling cases involving children in conflict with the law, child victims and witnesses have been unveiled in Cross River State.
16 Sep 2019
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Monday urged the Kaduna State Government to create safe and secure outlets for children to report cases of violence against them.
3 Aug 2019
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has declared that Nigeria is incurring an economic value loss of about N1.42 trillion annually as a result of violence against children (VAC).
21 Jul 2017
In Cameroon, 30 per cent of sexual violence experienced by schoolgirls was reportedly committed by male students; In the Netherlands, a study reports that 27 per cent of students had been sexually harassed by a school personnel.
11 Jun 2017
September 2015 findings from the Nigeria Violence Against Children Survey carried out by the National Population Commission, with support from UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found a high prevalence of violence against children in Nigeria.
27 May 2016
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday said that perpetrators of physical, sexual or psychological violence against children would be punished in the state.

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