International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Championing the Campaign against Child Abuse in Nigeria: A Call to Save the Needy
Dr. Onwe S. O

The child is the bedrock of any society and as such needs to be trained, adequately handled and protected in their rights in this 21st century. Championing the crusade against child abuse in Nigeria persistently depend on the amicable environment of the state and the society they found themselves. The study adopted Horton & Turnage (1976) information processing theory and descriptive method in handling the variables of the study. It is the call of the paper that fashioning out ways is highly needed mostly because the peace, economic, social and cultural configuration of the society and the state cannot achieved if the child is not given a delightful place in the future. Today, it is a call of collective responsibility to curb the ugly situation of the child abuse in the country and save the needy. It is recommended in this paper that passing of child right act in various states and nation is a sinequa- non in achieving temperate future for this generation.

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