Category Child Abuse

How Your Child’s Academics Is Impacted When Physically Abused – Scientists

Scientists have found that physical abuse was associated with decreases in children’s cognitive performance, while non-abusive forms of physical punishment were independently associated with reduced school engagement and increased peer isolation. Sarah Font, assistant professor of sociology and co-funded faculty

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Nigerian OAP, Smooth Genie Narrates His Horrific Experiences With His Mom After She Remarried

A Nigerian radio host has poured out his heart on Twitter for the first time by recounting the worse experiences he suffered after his mother remarried. @Smoothgenie said he is the one who looks after his mum today, but years

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Nigerian Woman, Ukwu Ose Publicly Gives Reasons Why She Loathes Her Mom And Never Wants To Have Kids

An aggrieved Nigerian woman, Okwu Ose, has taken to social media to give reasons why she loathes his biological mother and can never be proud of her. Okwu Ose had a bitter childhood experience as a result of the ill-treatment meted out

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Rape Pandemic: Experts On Why Older Men Are Preying On Underage Girls

The elderly persons in society are looked up to for protection by the younger ones. Unfortunately, many older people have committed act that they should ordinarily be warning the younger ones to desist from. Also, aged persons usually regarded as

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Watch As 21-Year-Old Kelly Give Heart-rending Account Of How She Ended Up Selling Her Vagina Since She Was Raped

A young woman simply identified as Kelly who began suffering rape at age 5 and ran away from home to escape her rapist, has told of how she became a prostitute at the age of 11 to survive. The Skid

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DG NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli, Issues Strong Warning To Anyone Who Justifies Rape | Releases Useful Information To Victims

The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli has issued a strong warning to any Nigerian who justifies rape. During a press conference to address the increased cases of rape across the

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Sickening: Video Of Nigerian Man Telling His Friends How He Sexually Abused A 12-Year-Old Girl Will Break Your Heart

A sickening video is currently making rounds online. The short video captured a randy and dirty Nigerian man narrating to his friends how he sexually abused a 12-year-old girl. According to the unidentified man, he has been “feeling” the minor

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Heartrending Moment 4-Year-Old Girl Recounts How She Was Constantly Raped By Her School Teacher, Uncle Elias(Video)

A 4-year-old Nigerian girl has shared the traumatic experience of how she was constantly raped by her school teacher, Uncle Elias whom her parents entrusted in his care. In a heartbreaking video posted by OAK TV, the little girl whose

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DJ Switch Recounts How She Was Violated By Her Uncle, A Catholic Priest, When She Was Only 11

Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch took to Instagram to reveal that she was violated by her uncle, who is a Catholic priest when she was only 11 years old. She said the uncle, named Basil, used to

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Parents Express Outrage As Children As Young As 11 Are Asked To ‘Define Hardcore Pornography’ And Other Inappropriate Topics

A number of parents have expressed outrage after their children, as young as 11 years old, were asked by their school teacher to define hardcore pornography and other inappropriate topics that are meant for adults. Youngsters in years 7, 8,

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DISTURBING: Four Nigerian Women Share The Dehumanising Impact Of FGM On Their Lives

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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Sad Tales Of 3 Nigerian Moms’ Struggling With Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF)

Three women have spoken out about their struggles with Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) and it is very ugly. Since an uncle forced Eunice Fidelis into early marriage at the age of 12, despondency and sorrow have been her closest companions.

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New Study Accounts For How Adopted and Biological Siblings Respond Differently To Depression Caused By Home Environment

New research finds that children’s rearing environment has a meaningful impact on their risk for major depression later in life, and notes the importance supporting of nurturing environments when children are at risk. In the study, authors analyzed the health

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Danish Aid Worker, Anja Ringgren Lovén Marks Four Years Since The Rescue Of Boy Her Foundation Is Named After

Four years ago, January 30, 2016, Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Lovén was photographed giving water to a severely emaciated 2-year-old boy, who she rescued after he was branded a witch by his family and left to starve to death

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Startling Story Of How Mom-Of-2 Lures Homeless Girls From Churches Into Prostitution In Lagos

It was the end of the road for a 32-year-old mother of two who specialises in luring homeless girls from churches into prostitution in Lagos State. The suspect, identified simply as Busola, was arrested on December 12 by operatives of

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Bittersweet Tales Of Innocent Children Orphaned By Boko Haram Insurgency & Comforted By Fate

Innocent children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the northern part of the country have found succour in a children home in Abeokuta, Ogun State. But the memories of how their parents were brutally murdered by the insurgents remain an

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Ministry Of Women Affairs Reveals Plans To Ban Early Marriage & End Violence Against Women And The Girl-child

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, has revealed the steps the ministry is taking to put an end to early marriages and violence against women and the girl-child, Daily Post gathers. According to the minister,

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CHILD ABUSE: Experts Raise Concern On The Severe Long-term Health Problems Of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Abuses on children in Nigeria and the world at large keep rising on a daily basis and experts have raised concern on the severe long-term health problems of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on development into adulthood. According to Centers for

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What Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Plans To Do With Perpetrators of Domestic Violence, Rape & Child Abuse

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has threatened to wield “the big stick” against perpetrators of rape, domestic violence and child abuse in the state. This is even as the governor added that his administration will support the police and

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Sad Tales Of Kano Children Who Stay Away From School So Their Parents Can Feed (Photos)

A pathetic story has been told of children in Kano state who stay away from school so their parents can feed. At 14, Abubakar Idris (not real name) would pass as a breadwinner for his family in Sabon Gari, Ungogo

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Mom-Of-One, Toolz Calls For Mandatory Life Sentences For Paedophiles

Paedophiles are sexually attracted to children of the same or opposite sex. On a regular basis, depressing stories of victims as little as three years old find their way into the limelight, serving as sad examples of several of such

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Controversy Ensues As Teachers, Parents Trade Words Over Use Of Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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What This Proud Dad-Of-Two Girls Did To Man Who Called His Little Daughter ‘My Wife’ Is Quite Laudable

A proud dad of two girls is not leaving anything to chance in protecting his daughters. In fact, he has been named responsible parenting advocate for standing up for one of his daughters. According to the no nonsense dad, Gov

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Nigerian Actress, Damilola Abidoye Screams Justice Over The Horrible Thing A School Teacher Did To Her 2-Year-Old Son

Nigerian actress, Damilola Abidoye has gone on Instagram to reveal what her 2-year old son suffered at the hands of a school teacher. The celebrity mom shared photos of her son’s back after he was brutally flogged by a teacher

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CHILD LABOUR: The Plight Of The Nigerian Children Hawking On The Streets Of Lagos

Most Lagos roads have become convergence zones for child-hawkers, a majority of whom are below 15 years. They assemble on the roads, hawking different items, including groundnuts, pawpaw, orange, plantain chips, pure and table water, bread, egg and many more,

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