Too Many Nigerian Children Don't Go to School

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Children in Obudu, Cross River, Nigeria. ©IFPRI/Ian Masias

There are almost 9 million children of primary school age who don’t go to school in Nigeria (UIS 2010 estimate). The country also faces the Boko Haram insurgency in the North, which impacts school attendance, especially for girls. A new report to be released on Monday by UNESCO and UNICEF and funded by the Global Partnership, analyzes the worldwide population of children and adolescents who are out of school.

Check this blog on Monday to learn more about the report and access a new tool to visualize its data by country

Sub-Saharan Africa: Nigeria


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