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UNICEF Nigeria
We promote the rights & well-being of every child, in everything we do. With partners, we work on health, nutrition, education, protection, water & sanitation
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Amina J Mohammed 11h
As a Nigerian mother, I am deeply saddened by yet another tragedy risking the hopes of youth, for a future of dignity, justice, peace & unity. Yet we must stand in solidarity to reject all violence and protect the cause of justice, lest all lives lost be in vain.
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António Guterres 10h
I condemn the escalation of violence in Lagos, Nigeria, which has resulted in multiple deaths & injuries. I call for demonstrations to be peaceful and for an end to reported police brutality & abuses. Authorities must investigate these incidents & hold perpetrators accountable.
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United Nations Oct 20
Every day, women spend 2.5 hours more than men doing unpaid domestic & care work. has placed additional pressures on women, often with negative impacts on their well-being. More from .
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 20
The Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) project is a mobile medical programme, funded by the . The project provides health services to pregnant women & children in hard-to-reach communities in Adamawa, Bauchi and Kebbi States.
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 20
"We have almost one-quarter of the population practicing open defecation, between 46million - 47million people. This puts Nigeria on the first spot when it comes to people practicing open defecation."- , Chief of Wash says during a chat with .
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 20
As a health worker aware of the high risk her profession poses, Ivuoma Tom read up relevant information about the . But nothing prepared her for the 2 weeks she spent battling at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos. Read more👇:
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 20
Gender discrimination, gender-based labour division, female mutilation, early marriage, lack of education and sexual abuse, are some of the problems faced by the girl child in Nigeria. For any society to progress & move forward, it must get rid of gender inequality in all areas.
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UNICEF Oct 19
Tell us, what is the change you want to see? What are you standing up for? Together we can build a more equal world for all.
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 19
As schools reopen after the lockdown, it is important that facilities are easily accessible and placed at strategic locations within schools. This will promote regular among the schoolchildren.
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 19
Bala Mohammadu Abubakar is a Community Oriented Resource Person in Beti ward, Fufore LGA in Adamawa state. He goes house-to-house looking out for danger signs in pregnant women and sick children to identify those in need of urgent help. Read more👇:
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UNICEF Oct 18
The number of children living in multidimensional poverty – without access to education, health, housing, nutrition, sanitation, or water – has soared to approximately 1.2 billion due to the pandemic. We must act now to avoid failing an entire generation.
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NCDC Oct 19
Parents, teachers, school authorities should to protect themselves & students from ; ✅A medical status form should be filled by all parents ✅Ensure everyone is screened & requested to Guidance for school reopening
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 19
Beliefs must be changed about the value of educating girl children. Rapid economic development is dependent upon elimination of gender bias. Literacy of women is an important key to improving health, nutrition and education in the family and society.
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UNICEF Oct 18
Managing your can be a struggle. The uncertainty and stress of COVID-19 will affect you and your loved ones in different ways and at different times. Some days will be better than others. Be the reason someone has a better day. Keep connecting. Keep caring.
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 18
Rinsing your hands with just water isn’t enough! Washing your hands with soap under running water, removes germs much more effectively. It is easy and can be done within 20-30 secs.
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World Food Programme Oct 16
Hunger is one of our most solvable challenges, and the world produces more than enough food to feed everyone. But in parts of the world, up to 40% of food produced is lost before it even leaves the farm. This , join our plea to ⛔🗑️
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 17
Volunteer Community Mobilizers like Zainab Abdulhamid go from house-to-house, spreading the message of handwashing. With funds from , these volunteers are regularly trained to create awareness about the importance of good hygiene & sanitation.
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Kent Page Oct 17
“You cannot open a book without learning something.” ~ Confucius Please retweet if you agree with these and that for any child.
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 17
Since the outbreak of , UNICEF has been raising awareness about the pandemic and what safety measures must be taken. With funding from the Netherlands government, we are promoting key hygiene practices, including handwashing with soap.
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UNICEF Nigeria Oct 16
With funding from , we have continued to support in Bauchi communities, by providing stations and supplies. !
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