Nigeria

Nigeria is a lower middle income country in West & Central Africa. It ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In 2015 the country committed to support delivery of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and the pledge to leave no one behind.

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Under-five mortality

Nigeria

Nigeria is a lower middle income country in West & Central Africa. It ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In 2015 the country committed to support delivery of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and the pledge to leave no one behind.

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    CHILDREN

    SAY

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    Whenever I am hungry my eye used to turn me [feeling dizzy and nauseous], and I would feel like I want to vomit.

    - Girl , 12 years

    Girl ,

    Nigeria

    Hunger makes us angry; it can make you hang yourself.

    - Boy , 14 years

    Boy ,

    Nigeria

    There are no job opportunities for youths and this has caused food shortages for children, with many children falling ill and dying.

    - Girl

    Girl ,

    Nigeria

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