CHILD PROTECTION
According to a National survey on violence against children, half of all children in Nigeria experience physical violence. Why do you think beating children is prevalent in Nigeria?
5 questions polled on this topic
3% response rate
66,048 responded out of 1,905,977 polled
Aug 23. 2017
Why do you think beating children is prevalent in Nigeria?
Aug 23. 2017
Specify
Aug 23. 2017
Do you think services for protecting children in Nigeria are well funded in Nigeria?
Aug 23. 2017
Would you know where to seek help if you knew about a child being abused?
Aug 23. 2017
What can be done to stop this form of violence against children in the communities where they live?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 23. 2017
Why do you think beating children is prevalent in Nigeria?
66,048 responded out of 1,905,977 polled
Female
77%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
23%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others

Male
74%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
26%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others
0-14
0%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
0%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others

15-19
75%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
25%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others

20-24
73%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
27%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others

25-30
76%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
24%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others

31-34
77%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
23%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others

35+
77%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
23%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others
76%
Beating is necessary for discipline
 
Beating is necessary for discipline
24%
There is no purnishment
 
There is no purnishment
0%
Others
 
Others
AUG 23. 2017
Specify
6,078 responded out of 9,047 polled
beating
children
child
discipline
da
punishment
parents
way
necessary
good
beat
culture
can
advice
will
think
lack
nigeria
best
don
people
parent
yara
know
part
violence
believe
wrong
nigerian
make
rod
ba
correction
ta
better
spoil
poverty
time
bad
correct
right
sometimes
spare
also
african
cultural
ignorance
like
nigerians
just
AUG 23. 2017
Do you think services for protecting children in Nigeria are well funded in Nigeria?
59,787 responded out of 72,100 polled
Female
16%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No
25%
Don't know
 
Don't know

Male
19%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
21%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

15-19
25%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
22%
Don't know
 
Don't know

20-24
20%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No
22%
Don't know
 
Don't know

25-30
16%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
24%
Don't know
 
Don't know

31-34
17%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No
28%
Don't know
 
Don't know

35+
19%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
24%
Don't know
 
Don't know
19%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No
24%
Don't know
 
Don't know
AUG 23. 2017
Would you know where to seek help if you knew about a child being abused?
55,898 responded out of 59,787 polled
Female
27%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
30%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
28%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
15%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
25%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
15%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
28%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
32%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
15%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
34%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure
29%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure
AUG 23. 2017
What can be done to stop this form of violence against children in the communities where they live?
36,401 responded out of 55,898 polled
children
child
violence
government
parents
awareness
abuse
law
da
right
punishment
community
will
people
proper
education
laws
parent
can
public
know
communities
report
good
provide
educate
care
make
beating
also
discipline
act
create
stop
take
govt
sensitization
don
help
yara
set
protect
agencies
offenders
agency
orientation
enlightenment
security
educating
creating

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