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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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FG, UNICEF And Partners Target 5 Million Children For Polio Immunization

Following the confirmation of two fresh cases of polio virus (read here) in Northeast Nigeria, Borno State, the Federal Ministry of Health supported by WHO, UNICEF and partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative have rolled out an emergency Polio immunization

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World Breastfeeding Week 2016: CS-SUNN Urges FG To Extend Maternity Leave To 6 Months

On Monday, in Abuja, the Civil Society Sailing up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health kick started the 2016 World Breast Feeding week themed ‘A Key to Sustainable Development’ urging the three tiers of government

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“They are trying to pull me down but I’m not interested.” Female Welder Tells Her Story

The story of this young female welder called Rosemary Amposah from Bechem, Ghana, who refused to give up on her dreams even when people tried to pull her down by passing negative comments on her choice of career will inspire

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President Buhari Expresses Commitment to Provide Nigerian Children Good Education, Healthcare & More

As the nation marks Children’s day today, President Muhammadu Buhari appeals to children and youths to imbibe discipline, hard work, and patriotism. According to ThisDay, the president in his message to celebrate 2016’s Children Day, said the world looked to Nigeria

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Sokoto State Government Promotes Girl Child Education By Paying Parents

Sokoto state government in conjunction with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has reportedly introduced a programme where mothers or guardians get N5,000 monthly allowance for sending a girl child to school. This is to assist them in buying books

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