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UN: Child Abuse Prevalent in Nigeria

A new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, says the majority of Nigerian children suffer violent abuse.  The report says that for some kids, the abuse starts before their fifth birthday. The report’s findings released Thursday paint a grim picture of children’s lives in Nigeria. It says that six out of 10 children experience some form of violence before they turn 18, with half of them experiencing physical violence. Others are abused emotionally or sexually. The...

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