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The negative representation of children in the media is one of the top six issues on the global agenda. Recently children have featured prominently in the Nigeria news unfortunately the stories are linked to child rights abuse. Find below links to some stories about children:

Children’s Day Celebration – Channels Television
The Nigerian Child – Daily Trust
Children’s Day: Plight of Nigerian Child – The Nigerian Voice
UN, Others Bemoan Plight of the African Child – NGO News Africa
Father Impregnates 12-Year-Old Daughter – The Punch
Father Impregnates and Procures Abortion for Daughter – Online Nigeria
Girl, 13, Raped by Brother-in-Law – 234Next
Rape of Minors – The Nation
Agency Grills Yerima Over Child Bride – 234Next
Children Die of Lead Poisoning – BBC News
Missionaries Support Abandoned Children
Nigerian Children Still Live Under Bridges – Business Day

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