Nigeria

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2018

International norms and the politics of sexuality education in Nigeria

Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, the government in 1999 unexpectedly approved sexuality education policy.

Advocacy Materials
Advocacy Materials | 2018

Child marriage in West and Central Africa at a glance

Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth.