LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS IN NIGERIA

Tajudeen Ibraheem

Abstract


As far as human rights law is concerned, children constitute a minority group. They are by their nature very vulnerable and thus merit special laws to cater for their needs as the well-being of generations to come depend on how well children are raised today. The writer takes a look at the Nigerian legal system as it relates to children. It examines the UN CRC and the Nigerian CRA 2003.


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Convention on the Rights of the Child.

http://www.hakani.org/en/convention/convention_rights_child.pdf

Nigerian Child Rights Act, 2003.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.15837/aijjs.v9i3.2117

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