CHILD PROTECTION
The National survey on violence against children (VAC) in Nigeria determines 3 types of VAC. Which type of violence do you think affects the most number of children in Nigeria?
5 questions polled on this topic
5% response rate
108,021 responded out of 2,362,607 polled
Mar 30. 2018
Which type of violence do you think affects the most number of children in Nigeria?
Mar 30. 2018
What is the most common consequence of violence against children?
Mar 30. 2018
What is the most common space where violence against children occurs?
Mar 30. 2018
Violence against children can be committed by anyone. In Nigeria, who is the biggest ?
Mar 30. 2018
What would you do if you witnessed violence against children in your community?

POLL RESULTS

MAR 30. 2018
Which type of violence do you think affects the most number of children in Nigeria?
108,021 responded out of 2,362,607 polled
Female
28%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
49%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
23%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence

Male
35%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
40%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
25%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence
0-14
14%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
57%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
29%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence

15-19
29%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
51%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
20%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence

20-24
29%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
48%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
23%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence

25-30
32%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
42%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
26%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence

31-34
35%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
40%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
25%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence

35+
36%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
39%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
25%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence
33%
Physical violence
 
Physical violence
43%
Sexual violence
 
Sexual violence
24%
Emotional violence
 
Emotional violence
MAR 30. 2018
What is the most common consequence of violence against children?
87,532 responded out of 108,021 polled
Female
24%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
12%
Depression
 
Depression
7%
Stigma
 
Stigma
6%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
17%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
3%
Injuries
 
Injuries
5%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
14%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
6%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
3%
STD
 
STD
4%
Death
 
Death

Male
26%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
11%
Depression
 
Depression
6%
Stigma
 
Stigma
7%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
13%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
4%
Injuries
 
Injuries
7%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
12%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
8%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
4%
STD
 
STD
4%
Death
 
Death
0-14
0%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
0%
Depression
 
Depression
0%
Stigma
 
Stigma
14%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
29%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
0%
Injuries
 
Injuries
0%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
0%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
29%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
0%
STD
 
STD
29%
Death
 
Death

15-19
18%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
11%
Depression
 
Depression
6%
Stigma
 
Stigma
7%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
11%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
3%
Injuries
 
Injuries
5%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
19%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
10%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
5%
STD
 
STD
6%
Death
 
Death

20-24
21%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
11%
Depression
 
Depression
6%
Stigma
 
Stigma
7%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
13%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
4%
Injuries
 
Injuries
6%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
15%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
8%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
4%
STD
 
STD
4%
Death
 
Death

25-30
26%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
11%
Depression
 
Depression
6%
Stigma
 
Stigma
6%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
17%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
4%
Injuries
 
Injuries
6%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
12%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
6%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
3%
STD
 
STD
3%
Death
 
Death

31-34
29%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
12%
Depression
 
Depression
6%
Stigma
 
Stigma
6%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
14%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
4%
Injuries
 
Injuries
6%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
12%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
6%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
3%
STD
 
STD
3%
Death
 
Death

35+
30%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
11%
Depression
 
Depression
7%
Stigma
 
Stigma
6%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
12%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
5%
Injuries
 
Injuries
6%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
11%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
6%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
3%
STD
 
STD
3%
Death
 
Death
25%
Psychosocial distress
 
Psychosocial distress
11%
Depression
 
Depression
6%
Stigma
 
Stigma
6%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
14%
Low self-esteem
 
Low self-esteem
4%
Injuries
 
Injuries
6%
Risky behaviours
 
Risky behaviours
13%
Unwanted pregnancy
 
Unwanted pregnancy
7%
Low performance in school
 
Low performance in school
3%
STD
 
STD
4%
Death
 
Death
MAR 30. 2018
What is the most common space where violence against children occurs?
80,821 responded out of 87,532 polled
Female
32%
Family
 
Family
15%
School
 
School
18%
Street
 
Street
34%
Community
 
Community

Male
26%
Family
 
Family
15%
School
 
School
19%
Street
 
Street
40%
Community
 
Community
0-14
14%
Family
 
Family
14%
School
 
School
43%
Street
 
Street
29%
Community
 
Community

15-19
21%
Family
 
Family
24%
School
 
School
23%
Street
 
Street
32%
Community
 
Community

20-24
25%
Family
 
Family
19%
School
 
School
20%
Street
 
Street
36%
Community
 
Community

25-30
30%
Family
 
Family
13%
School
 
School
19%
Street
 
Street
38%
Community
 
Community

31-34
31%
Family
 
Family
11%
School
 
School
18%
Street
 
Street
40%
Community
 
Community

35+
31%
Family
 
Family
13%
School
 
School
17%
Street
 
Street
40%
Community
 
Community
28%
Family
 
Family
15%
School
 
School
19%
Street
 
Street
38%
Community
 
Community
MAR 30. 2018
Violence against children can be committed by anyone. In Nigeria, who is the biggest ?
73,128 responded out of 80,821 polled
Female
13%
Father
 
Father
6%
Mother
 
Mother
23%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
4%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
3%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
13%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
6%
Siblings
 
Siblings
5%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
15%
People from the community
 
People from the community
6%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
6%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children

Male
12%
Father
 
Father
7%
Mother
 
Mother
23%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
2%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
1%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
10%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
6%
Siblings
 
Siblings
4%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
21%
People from the community
 
People from the community
5%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
6%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children
0-14
14%
Father
 
Father
0%
Mother
 
Mother
29%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
0%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
0%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
0%
Uncle
 
Uncle
0%
Aunt
 
Aunt
0%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
14%
Siblings
 
Siblings
0%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
14%
People from the community
 
People from the community
0%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
29%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children

15-19
15%
Father
 
Father
8%
Mother
 
Mother
20%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
4%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
2%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
2%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
7%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
7%
Siblings
 
Siblings
4%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
16%
People from the community
 
People from the community
7%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
9%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children

20-24
13%
Father
 
Father
8%
Mother
 
Mother
21%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
3%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
2%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
9%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
6%
Siblings
 
Siblings
4%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
19%
People from the community
 
People from the community
5%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
7%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children

25-30
12%
Father
 
Father
6%
Mother
 
Mother
22%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
3%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
2%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
12%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
6%
Siblings
 
Siblings
5%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
20%
People from the community
 
People from the community
5%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
6%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children

31-34
12%
Father
 
Father
6%
Mother
 
Mother
26%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
3%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
2%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
12%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
5%
Siblings
 
Siblings
4%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
19%
People from the community
 
People from the community
5%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
5%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children

35+
12%
Father
 
Father
6%
Mother
 
Mother
26%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
3%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
1%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
12%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
4%
Siblings
 
Siblings
4%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
19%
People from the community
 
People from the community
5%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
5%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children
12%
Father
 
Father
6%
Mother
 
Mother
23%
Stepmother
 
Stepmother
3%
Stepfather
 
Stepfather
1%
Grandparents
 
Grandparents
2%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
11%
Caregivers
 
Caregivers
6%
Siblings
 
Siblings
4%
Neighbors
 
Neighbors
19%
People from the community
 
People from the community
5%
Unknown people/strangers
 
Unknown people/strangers
6%
Peers/other children
 
Peers/other children
MAR 30. 2018
What would you do if you witnessed violence against children in your community?
60,710 responded out of 73,128 polled
report
will
police
authority
try
nearest
appropriate
child
stop
station
call
children
violence
da
right
community
authorities
zan
human
security
person
take
advice
agency
help
case
hukuma
make
law
can
zanyi
action
ll
inform
fight
best
enforcement
agencies
people
give
wil
necessary
na
government
sure
know
educate
sanar
iya
immediately

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