Sexual abuse is a sad reality that we face in the world today, and unfortunately children are not spared from it. More depressing is the fact that children are more likely to be abused by people in their family or people they trust. This therefore means that most times when children get sexually abused, they are coerced and manipulated into silence by their abusers. As a parent, you have to be on the lookout for signs of sexual abuse that
Pastor Ituah Ighodalo; speaking on how children are very delicate and how to protect them from child sexual abuse.
Mr Praise Fowowe, Family Life Strategist; speaking about how to protect our children from child sexual abuse
Mrs Adefisayo Folashade, The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Lagos State, giving her keynote address.
Dr Nimi Ekere the Founder of SmileandShine Children’s Foundation, giving her welcome address( Author’s Speech) at her book launch and official opening of SmileandShine Children’s Foundation on the 14th of November, at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
An 11-year-old girl, Favour Okechukwu, was recently gang-raped by four men in Lagos. The incident happened at Olarewaju street in Ejigbo area of Lagos state. According to PM News Correspondent’s, the victim, on returning from school around 8:30pm was sent to buy a carton of gala, a popular snack from a nearby shop when four men lured her to a room and raped her to death. The perpetrators, realizing that the girl was dead, abandoned her and fled. The victim’s father, Dickson Okechukwu
Nigeria has increasingly recorded an upsurge in the number of child sexual abuse, especially rape and child defilement. Which has shattered the life of children that serve as victims. Victim of rape are mostly stigmatized and blamed by society for being responsible for the crime, this makes them recall into their shells and become warry of breaking their silence on their encounters – they painfully bear the pain in silence. Phycologists say the psychological pain cause by child sexual abuse