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SUPPORT FOR ORPANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN

There has been an upsurge in the number of orphans and vulnerable children in Nigeria, especially as a result of prevalence of HIV/AIDS. Thus, an important challenge is to provide these disadvantaged children with safety nets. The states were accessed on this using the following criteria:

2016 THE CHILD REPORT RANKINGS FOR SUPPORT FOR ORPANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN



RANK
STATE
CHILD POPULATION*
CHILD POPULATION
(% OF TOTAL POPULATION)*


* - 2015 Estimates



Source:
National Bureau of Statistics
The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
Kingmakers.com.ng Calculations



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