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UNICEF: Ebonyi, Imo top chart on FGM in South East

Ebonyi and Imo states are top on the chart for states with high prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) in the South East zone of Nigeria. This is according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

UNICEF: 15 million Nigeria children need basic support

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said about 15 million children in Nigeria are seriously in need of basic support in various aspects of their lives.
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UNICEF: Nigeria ranks second in open defecation

Nigeria has been ranked second among countries practicing open defecation globally, says the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).
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UNICEF: Nigeria loses N1.4 trillion annually due to violence against children

An estimated loss of economic value of N1.42 trillion is incurred annually due to the consequences of violence against children (VAC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.
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Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River first open defecation free state in Nigeria

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, programme, just as he promised to make the state first in Nigeria to attain the Open Defecation Free status.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF raises alarm over upsurge of FGM/C in South East

The Chief of field office, UNICEF Enugu, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has raised the alarm at the persistent culture of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in some parts of the globe, saying that a campaign carried out by UNICEF in 2018 showed that seventeen countries are still involved in this obnoxious inhuman practice.
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UNICEF wants governments to intensify fight against FGM/C

The Chief of Field Office, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Enugu field office, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has emphasised the need for government and other relevant agencies in the country to intensify the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting to avoid the dangers women face after the act.
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Federal government urged to give attention to social work profession

The federal government has been urged to give more attention to social workers in order to reposition and strengthen the profession in the country.

Enugu government directs hospitals, churches to stop issuance of birth certificates

Enugu State Government has directed the stoppage of individual issuance of birth certificates in the state and urged hospitals to go through the National Population Commission.

FGM: 43.2% of girls in Ebonyi still going through mutilation – UNICEF

The Enugu State chief of field office, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Dr. Ibrahim Conteh, has commended the wife of Ebonyi State Governor, Mrs. Rachel Umahi for her commitment in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) leading to the reduction of the practice in the state by 20%.

UNICEF donates 10,000 water treatment tablets to Benue flood victims

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has donated over 10,000 water treatment tablets to the camps opened for persons displaced by the recent flood disaster in Makurdi, the Benue state capital and its environ.

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