Child protection is expedient for the proper growth and development of children, especially in Nigeria where the abuse of children is a daily reality. According to Unicef, six out of every 10 children experience some form of violence – one in four girls and 10 per cent of boys have been victims of sexual violence.
ADVOCACY VISIT TO ALEYITA COMMUNITY8 months
The Women wing of the Christian Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria in collaboration with Child and Youth Protection Foundation paid an advocacy visit to the district head of Aleyita and LEA Aleyita to inform them of the intention to commence an awareness program on the 19 Human Rights Principles.
Life skills provide children with important tools for development, such as independent thinking, how to socialize and make new friends, and how to take action in situations where their parents or teachers may not be around to help
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