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List of Organisations

International Disability Alliance (IDA),

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.

Ifeyinwa Mbakogu - Indonesian Journal of Social and Environmental Issues,

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.

Izuka MO, Olatona FA, Adeniyi OF, Onajole AT - Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care,

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.

Isaac Abrak - CNN,

According to this article from CNN, gunmen have abducted eight children and two adults from an orphanage in Nigeria's federal capital, Abuja.

Ruth Cheung Judge - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,

This paper explores Lagos private schools as crucial sites of care for children with parents in the diaspora.

Olayinka Akanle, Abiodun Tunde Ojuri - Adoption & Fostering,

This article provides an ethnographic and cross-sectional study of the management of orphanages in one Nigerian city.

UNICEF Division of Data, Analytics, Planning and Monitoring,

This brochure from UNICEF provides an overview of child marriage in the Sahel, a region spanning the northern portion of sub-Saharan Africa.

Shina Abubakar - Vanguard,

"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.

Elijah Bamgboye, Tayo Odusote, Iyabode Olusanmi, Joshua Akinyemi, Yussuf Bidemi, Ayo Adebowale, Ashaolu Gbenga, Oladapo Ladipo - African Health Sciences,

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.

Rev Ifeanyi Mbaegbu - All Africa,

"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.