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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities and barriers to
social inclusion for people with disabilities. These experiences of social
exclusion have been felt to an even greater extent by women with disabilities
and under-represented groups of people with disabilities, leading to a range of
effects on the operations and priorities of OPDs. To address a critical gap in the
evidence base, the Disability Inclusion Helpdesk carried out a rapid assessment
of the role of OPDs during the pandemic, and how the pandemic has affected
OPDs’ operations and priorities.
This paper explores whether children removed from kinship placement should be considered trafficked children by presenting the experiences of some children in kinship placement in Nigeria.
This study was conducted to determine and compare the nutritional status of children living in orphanages and children living in the host communities in Nigeria.
According to this article from CNN, gunmen have abducted eight children and two adults from an orphanage in Nigeria's federal capital, Abuja.
This paper explores Lagos private schools as crucial sites of care for children with parents in the diaspora.
This article provides an ethnographic and cross-sectional study of the management of orphanages in one Nigerian city.
This brochure from UNICEF provides an overview of child marriage in the Sahel, a region spanning the northern portion of sub-Saharan Africa.
"The Proprietor of an Orphanage home in Ile-Ife, Mrs Elizabeth Oroyemi slumped as Osun State Government officials sealed the social facility over suspected illegal activities, including being used as baby factory," says this article from Vanguard.
The purpose of this study from the journal of African Health Sciences was to assess the level of household hunger and associated factors among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) households in Lagos State, Nigeria.
"The lockdown measures have increased the risk of children [in Nigeria] becoming victims of domestic violence, bullying and other forms of abuse," says Rev Ifeanyi Mbaegbu in this article.