General news

LLEM has compiled this resource list to help you learn more about the lives of children and adults from Nigeria, Africa. This resource list is divided into several topic specific sections. Please take a look at these resources to learn more about why our work is so important and why the needs in Nigeria are so great.

General articles about children and the effects of poverty

Childhood poverty in the U.S. and worldwide has devastating effects on children. These series of articles describe the cognitive and emotional effects poverty has on family units.

https://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/docs/07_02_03.pdf http://www.apa.org/pi/families/poverty.aspx https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/poverty-disturbs-children-s-brain-development-and-academic-performance/ https://borgenproject.org/5-effects-poverty http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/news/children%E2%80%99s-cognitive-development-affected-long-term-poverty-not-family-instability

Healthcare resources

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3249694/ http://www.who.int/workforcealliance/countries/nga/en/ http://allafrica.com/stories/201605120870.html

Nigeria - General Facts

http://www.nigerianembassy.or.kr/basic-facts-about-nigeria/ https://answersafrica.com/facts-about-nigeria.html http://thenationonlineng.net/12-shocking-facts-about-nigeria/ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ni.html http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/countries/nigeria.html

Nigeria - Human Rights Violations

https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/nigeria https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/africa/nigeria/report-nigeria/ https://www.naij.com/410341-human-rights-in-nigeria-violence-death-and-injustice.html

Articles and websites about childhood marriage

http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/where-does-it-happen/ http://www.unfpa.org/child-marriage https://www.icrw.org/child-marriage-facts-and-figures/ https://www.hrw.org/topic/womens-rights/child-marriage http://forwarduk.org.uk/key-issues/child-marriage/

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