The Queen’s College Debacle and Opening Up On Sexual Abuse of Children in Nigerian Schools: Some Suggestions for Policy Reform

The furore over recent Queen’s School sexual abuse allegations is almost completely over as is often the case with situations like that in Nigeria. It will be recalled that the furore arose as a result of an alleged case of sexual molestation of a young female student at the prestigious Queen’s College.  Failing to obtain…

Domestic abuse and violence, is a societal menace, a serious public health issue, which often has negative intergenerational impacts.  Many people, particularly women, but even a few men, and the children who witness abuse in their homes have suffered and continue to suffer without knowledge of how to address this issue, frequently lacking support from…

Conversations on Domestic Violence

The Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development hosts “Conversations on Domestic Violence” – seminars designed to create awareness of domestic violence, educate Nigerians about the signs of abuse and means of getting help, and empower victims to recognise and seek help from abuse. The first CHELD Conversation on Domestic Violence, dealing with the theme,…