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The rise of insurgency in Nigeria has led to a drastic change in the lives of thousands of women and girls, and this often brings them either voluntarily or by coercion into new realities outside their original homes. While men have dis-proportionally been killed, women are an overwhelming majority among the estimated 1.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the North East. According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), there are about 325,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

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‘The Future In Their Hands: – CHEC Extends Catering Skills To The Arrows Of God Orphanage

Recently, Mark Zuckerberg shared a picture of 11 year old Tayo, a Nigerian child who founded “Spike Rush”, a game he built by himself. Just like Tayo, there are a lot of other children who have strong ideas and dream of a great future, but every day, they are exposed to daily challenges which threaten their dreams– Child Marriage, Child Trafficking, Child Labour, Child Abuse and the likes. Some limited to the streets, as hawkers, street beggars, or laborers. But then it all comes back to us because to empower a child is to

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