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India among five countries that account for half the number of child brides in the world: UNICEF

Worldwide, an estimated 650 million girls and women alive today were married in childhood, with about half of those occurring in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India and Nigeria

Published on 8th March 2021
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Unicef to support released Nigerian schoolgirls with psychosocial support

Unicef called on the government of Nigeria to take all measures to protect schools in the country so that children will not be fearful of going to school, and parents afraid of sending them

Published on 3rd March 2021
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The 42 children who were abducted from a Nigerian school two weeks ago have been freed

Nigeria has seen several such attacks and kidnappings over the years, notably the mass abduction in April 2014 by jihadist group Boko Haram of 276 girls from the secondary school in Chibok in Borno 

Published on 27th February 2021
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UNICEF calls for the immediate release of children abducted by gunmen in Nigeria

In a statement, Peter Hawkins, a representative for UNICEF Nigeria, strongly condemned the attack and called for the children's safe return to their families

Published on 18th February 2021
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Nigerian scientist studies the country''s coronavirus variant

Virologist Sunday Omilabu says the information he gathers about the variant will help battle the spread of the disease in Nigeria

Published on 4th January 2021
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Over 300 students kidnapped from Nigerian government school in Kankara released

The students of the Government Science Secondary School located in the state's Kankara area were kidnapped by a group of unidentified gunmen on the night of December 11

Published on 18th December 2020
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58% of young females have faced online harassment, abuse: Survey

The survey polled 14,000 girls and young women aged 15 to 25 in 22 countries including Brazil, India, Nigeria, Spain, Thailand

Published on 6th October 2020
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How can I feel safe in a country where people call me 'kalu' and ask for drugs because I am black: An African student tells us about the racism they face in India

Everybody is outraging over the attacks on a Nigerian student in a Noida Mall. But what's it like living as an African student in India every day? One of them tells us what it's like living in fear ‚Äč

Published on 29th March 2017

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