UNICEF Urges Social Welfare Policies to Tackle Child Poverty in Nigeria

UNICEF has expressed concern over child poverty in Nigeria and advocated for social welfare policies to address the issue.

The organisation highlighted the adverse effects of poverty on children’s social and educational development. Citing global and national statistics, UNICEF emphasized the need for concerted efforts to combat poverty through unemployment reduction, improved access to education and healthcare, and enhanced social protection measures.

Media engagement and government intervention were identified as critical components in tackling child poverty effectively.

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