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UNICEF Partners IHS Nigeria To Ensure Rural Children Well-being, Development

L-R- Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Nigeria Representative and Mohamad Darwish, IHS Nigeria Chief Executive Officer. To accelerate tangible and sustained improvements in the well-being and development of children in rural communities in the country, UNICEF has signed a partnership with IHS Nigeria, the Nigerian subsidiary of IHS Towers, in support of a Child-Friendly Community Initiative (CFCI) UNICEF is working with the Federal Government to empower and strengthen the capacity of local governments and rural communities. This includes working with local development councils, religious and traditional leaders to adopt child-centered attitudes, behaviors and practices to improve access to basic services that promote child well-being and development. A release by Blessing Ejiofor,   Communication Officer,   United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF), Nigeria,  said children and women in the country face multiple deprivations and challenges rooted in poverty and inequality. The relea