Niger

L2

Children are affected by specific protection problems such as: psychosocial distress, family separation, association with armed groups and forced recruitment, exposure to mines and other explosive devices, but also by already structural protection problems in the country that are exacerbated by exploitation and abuse by marabouts, gender-based violence (child marriage, survival sex, sexual exploitation), child labour and other forms of abuse.
The child protection coordination AoR, led by UNICEF and co-led by COOPI, ensures the coordination of child protection interventions in emergencies to respond to the protection needs of children affected by conflict and natural disasters.There are two coordination groups at sub-national level: in Diffa (in co-leadership with the Government (DRPE) and in Tillabery (led by the Government (DRPE).

Country Key Contacts

Emmanuelle Haug

Coordinator ehaug@unicef.org

Djafarou Oumarou

Co-Coordinator prot-vbg.niger@coopi.org

Aboubacar Dakaou

Information Management Officer daboubacar@unicef.org

Key Figures

2020 Response plan in numbers

433,000
People in Need
210,000
People Targeted
8.8 M
Funding Requested
1 M
Funding Received

2019 Key Figures

Highlights

Key resources

Guide du Niger sur les Standards minimums pour la protection de l’enfance dans l’intervention humanitaire

Le souci d’assurer une meilleure protection des enfants du Niger a toujours été au centre des préoccupations du Gouvernement de la......

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