Child’s Right

According to report on violence against children in Nigeria conduct by Nigeria Population Commission in 2014;[1] approximately 6 out of every 10 children experience some form of violence, half of all such children experience physical violence, one in four girls and one in ten boys experience sexual violence, while one in six girls and one in five boys experience

emotional violence by a parent, caregiver, or adult relative. It should be noted however that those who have been abused are at risk of being abused again and again.

To address these challenges, with support from Kindermission Werk, JDPC implement a project on the well – being of to;

  1. Increase the knowledge of the child right law in six local governments across the three senatorial district of Ondo State by 2020.
  2. To improve access to quality basic education for 1000 children by 2024 in the project communities.
  3. Promote easy access to justice for children whose rights have been infringed and child offenders in Ondo State.
  4. Promote formal and informal education on female reproductive health

[1] A report conducted by National Population Commission in conjunction with UNICEF and U.S Center for disease control and prevention. Available and retrieved from https://www.unicef.org