MYTHS ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Did somebody just ask if domestic violence still exists? Yes, it is trending in our society today and very disheartening that despite several laws, committees, unions and activism against domestic violence, it still occurs. The intention of this post is to bring to the society more awareness of domestic violence. Therefore, 6 myths about domestic [...]

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: IS THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO BE BLAMED

Child sexual abuse happens when a child is been forced, persuaded or tricked to engage in sexual activities. This abuse is mostly done by adults who understand the child has not developed sexually to engage in sexual activities or reached the legal age to engage is sexual activities. In respect to the child reaching the [...]

15 Facts about Human Rights

Human rights are moral principles or norm that describes certain standards conducts of human behaviour which people from around the world have agreed are essential.  Below are some human right facts you should be aware of: 1) Human rights are the total sum of civil, political, individual and collective rights in every states and countries of the world enshrined in their legslations and laws. 2) Human rights covers every aspect of a persons life. 3) Human Rights are inalienable, in other words, no person [...]

That loophole in protecting a Nigerian child.

A Nigerian child is basically protected by the Child's Right Act 2003 and Children and Young Persons Act. The laws seek to protect the child on every aspect of his life ranging from birth, survival, development, physical,mental, emotional, health among others.The Child's Right Act defines a child as one who is below the age of [...]