The children

Early years

Primary school years




Youth at Children's Day
© UNICEF Nigeria/2007
‘HAPPY CHILDREN’S DAY’ A group of youth at the Children’s Day celebrations

Further development of the child continues during adolescence.

Adolescent children need to acquire more sophisticated life skills to help them deal with the challenges of social relationships and entry into adulthood. This is usually achieved through education and training. However in Nigeria many adolescents are not in schools and do not benefit from such training.



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