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Child Marriage: UNICEF Ranking Puts Nigeria Far Ahead Of Other Nations In The Sabotage Of The Girl Child

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released concerning information concerning the issue of child marriages in Nigeria. According to UNICEF, Nigeria’s practice of child marriage has ended the educational strive of 23 million girls and women married as child

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State Government Partners With UNICEF To Abolish 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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See How UNICEF Is Partnering With Ekiti State For The Good Of Maternal Health

The United Nations Children Education Fund and Ekiti State Government are partnering to bridge the gap in the maternal health care delivery system. The Permanent Secretary, Ekiti State Ministry of Information, Dr Adekunbi Obaisi, said the partnership was necessary, in

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UNICEF And Other Stakeholders Team Up For The Launch Of World Breastfeeding Week In Nigeria Today

As part of activities to celebrate the World Breastfeeding Week in Nigeria, Alive & Thrive, UNICEF, CS-SUNN, Action Against Hunger and Nutrition International are coming together to support the Federal Ministry of Health on several key initiatives to raise awareness

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See Why Five Out Of Every 10 Jigawa Children Are In Danger Of Poor Brain Development – UNICEF Reports

The United Nations Children Education Funds, UNICEF, has released a scary report saying five (5) out of every ten (10) children in Jigawa State are in a danger of poor brain and internal organs development. This was stated by Bhanu

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Children’s Day: UNICEF Launches Campaign On Children’s Rights In Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has launched a campaign to create awareness about the rights of children in the Nigerian society. The campaign tagged, ‘For every child, every right’, is to draw attention to children’s right. UNICEF’s new Country

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UNICEF & WHO Reveals The Dangers Of Not Breastfeeding Newborns Within An Hour Of Birth In A New Study And Every Mom Should Know About It

In Nigeria, there are varying beliefs regarding early breastfeeding. While it has been well documented by UNICEF and WHO in a new report that breastfeeding within an hour after birth is critical for saving newborn lives, only 3 out of 10 newborns

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Should Fathers Be Entitled to Paid Paternity Leave?

According to a new analysis by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), almost two-thirds of the world’s children under the age of one live in countries where fathers are not legally entitled to any paid paternity leave. UNICEF is now

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It is Not a Miracle: Remarkable Transformation of Severely Malnourished Baby Goes Viral

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund, UNICEF, on Monday shared a side by side photo showing the incredible transformation of a once severely malnourished child. According to UNICEF, after months of intensive nutritional treatment, Joemar, whose skin was hanging from his bones, began to

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WOW! Nigeria Records 20,210 Births on January 1st -UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports that approximately 20,210 babies were born in Nigerian on Jan. 1, 2018. According to the reports, the births, represented third largest population of newborns in the world on the New Year’s Day. UNICEF also

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UNICEF Recommends 4-Week Paid Paternity Leave & Other Child Development Policies in Nigeria

In Nigeria, there has always been a culture of maternity leave where the new mom takes time off to properly and fully care for their babies but the father does not get a paternity leave. According to News Agency Nigeria,

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90,000 Children Could Die in Nigeria this Year – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that 90,000 children could die in Nigeria this year, amounting to almost 250 child deaths per day unless the international community takes swift action to save the children. Independent.co.uk, expatiation on the report,

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50 Kids Raped Within The Past Four Months In Plateau State

According to a shocking data disclosed by Plateau State Government, about 50 children of all sexes have been raped in the state in the past four months, DailyTrust reports. The reports also reveals that there has been a surge in

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