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Protecting Children

Birth registration campaign gives children a second chance
A 'mop-up' birth registration campaign initiated by the Kano State Government with technical support from UNICEF and other partners such as the National Population Commission, has targeted roughly 2.3 million unregistered children in Nigeria.

Goodwill Ambassador Kanu Nwankwo promotes ‘Football for Hope’
For the many Nigerian children living on the streets and slums of Lagos suburbs, Search and Groom, in partnership with FIFA and UNICEF, is making an escape from poverty through football more than just a fantasy...

A new life for Jane
Jane*, 15, is eager to get beyond her painful past. Jane was a victim of child trafficking, a widespread phenomenon in Nigeria. She was taken away from her village and trafficked to Gabon, via Cameroon...



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