EXCLUSIVE: Child rights violations, sexual violence, others top 1.2 million petitions before human rights commission
Unusual year, events
While COVID-19 halted the social and economic lifestyle of Nigerians and sent many back home, #ENDSARS took others, majorly youth to the streets to protest.
In the context of COVID-19, #EndSARS protests, among other events, the raw data PREMIUM TIMES obtained from NHRC showed a noticeable increase in violations against the rights of Nigerian in 2020.
The reason for this may not be divorced from the fact that academic sessions from primary to higher institutions were placed on hold, exposing children to adverse treatment from parents, siblings, family, friends and neighbours