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Child marriage is a major violation of s' human rights. Child marriage harms s' rights to health, education, equality and a life free from violence and exploitation.. These rights are enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and

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Human Rights Watch Says Corruption Pervasive in Nigeria

A Human Rights Watch report says violence and corruption are fundamental and pervasive problems in Nigeria. Sarah Simpson reports from the commercial capital Lagos, where the report held few

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In 1988 all the Watch committees were united to form Human Rights Watch. The organization's researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world, and their findings are then published in dozens of books and reports every year.

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The international watchdog Human Rights Watch said last week that this is the worst lead poisoning epidemic in modern history. Although clean-up efforts have taken place in some areas, and charities such as Doctors Without Borders have been treating victims, Human Rights Watch says more urgent work needs to be done.

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Doctors treat more than 1,000 children for lead poisoning

The Nigerian village that suffered one of the world's worst recorded incidents of lead poisoning is now habitable and doctors can start treating more than 1,000 contaminated children, a doctor and

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Nigeria has ratified the Convention on the Right of the Child in 1991, and this is meant to include the right for children to live without preventable disabilities (Human Rights Watch, 2011). Thus, the question is not so much if MSF's intervention is perpetuating unsafe mining practices.

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Dead End The Nigerian Gold Rush and Lead Poisoning Crisis

The villagers' dreams of wealth soon became real-life nightmares, as mining activity unleashed what Human Rights Watch defined "the worst lead poisoning epidemic in modern history" since the beginning of 2010, around 460 children under-five have died, while more than 5,000 have been contaminated by lethal levels of toxic lead, released

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Waiting endlessly on Nigeria's death row. Nigerian child miners suffer lead poisoning Human Rights Watch opposes the death penalty in all circumstances as an inherently irreversible and

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The gold-mining state of Zamfara is the site of the world's worst lead-poisoning disaster. Hundreds of children have died, and campaigners tell Channel 4 News thousands more face permanent disability. Few people will have heard of Begega, in northern Nigeria, yet the village lies at the heart of a state contaminated by dangerous levels of lead.

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The mortality rate was estimated as high as 40 percent among children who showed symptoms of Lead poisoning, said Mr. Olugboji. Jane Cohen, a researcher at Human Rights Watch, said that immediate remediation efforts and the co-operation of the federal government are vital to providing a lasting solution.

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Nigeria Doctors treat lead-poisoned children

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) The Nigerian village that suffered one of the world's worst recorded incidents of lead poisoning is now habitable and doctors can start treating more than 1,000

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Nigeria Claims Death Stalking Lead-Poisoned Children and Human Rights Watch said today. Watch video that had already lost 10 children to lead poisoning, has seen another child die from

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Nigeria frees lead poison funds IOL News

The lead poisoning crisis in northwest Zamfara state that first came to light in 2010 was called the worst such epidemic "in modern history" by Human Rights Watch, with an official death toll

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Naimaatu is among the few survivors of what Human Rights Watch has called "the worst lead poisoning epidemic in modern history." Since the beginning of 2010, about 460 children under the age of 5 have died in eight villages around Abare and Bagega. Another 5,000 have been affected by exposure.

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Human Rights Watch, the international nongovernmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, studied the supply chains of 13 leading jewelry brands and found that most of the companies don't have full traceability for their gold and diamonds, and don't sufficiently assess human rights risks.

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Lead poisoning incident In January 2013, Jonathan reportedly promised $4 million to assist in cleaning up villages that have been affected by a lead poisoning incident. Over 400 children have died and Human Rights Watch said that releasing the funds could be lifesaving for countless children.

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A HeAvy Price lead poisoning and gold mining in nigeria's ZamF ara sTaTe Photographs by Marcus Bleasdale/vii for Human rights Watch 28 Children Die By Lead Poisoning In Niger State From Gold A government health official in Niger State, Mohammed Usman, attributed the cause of high lead levels to toxic impurities leached in the water as a result

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Pediatric Environmental Health (26-BE-7063) Kim N. Dietrich, Course Director . human-made or 'built' environments and social environments, alone or in interaction As a medical specialty, 'Pediatric Environmental Health' is now recognized as an important adjunct to regular well child care.

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Long-delayed Funds Freed By Nigeria to Address Lead Poisoning

The lead poisoning crisis in northwest Zamfara state that first came to light in 2010 was called the worst such epidemic in modern history by Human Rights Watch, with an official death toll

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MSF provides information about the lead poisoning crisis in Zamfara State; Human Rights Watch, an international organization that works to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all, also provides information about lead poisoning in Zamfara State,

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LAGOS, NIGERIA — The Nigerian village that suffered one of the world's worst recorded incidents of lead poisoning is now habitable and doctors can start treating more than 1,000 contaminated

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Nigeria 'must clear lead poison soil to avoid disaster'

The lead poisoning crisis in northwest Zamfara state was called the worst such epidemic in modern history by Human Rights Watch, with an official death toll

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