Nigerian Children Sexual Abuse as a Result of Child Labour

8 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2011

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Azizah Mohd

Ahmad Ibrahin Kulliyyah of Laws - International Islamic University

Yusuff Jelili Amuda

International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)

Date Written: December 27, 2011

Abstract

Many Nigerian working children were the victims of sexual abuse as consequence and result of child labour across the nation. Some of them were raped, sexually abused by adult or peers due to the inadequate security to check and control crass act in society. This study examines the Nigerian provisions and rules against child sexual abuse and the gravity of punishment against the criminal whether such punishment capable and sufficient to serve the deterrent and lesson which are the purpose of punishment. The study further examines the punishment insight of Shariah to compare the best punishment to eradicate child sexual abuse across the nation. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were explored to discover undocumented facts and information on the subject matter. Useful suggestions were suggested in the best interest of child and nation at large.

Keywords: child, abuse, rape, prostitute, abortion

Suggested Citation

Mohd, Azizah and Amuda, Yusuff Jelili, Nigerian Children Sexual Abuse as a Result of Child Labour (December 27, 2011). OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 37-44, 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1977268

Azizah Mohd (Contact Author)

Ahmad Ibrahin Kulliyyah of Laws - International Islamic University ( email )

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Kuala Lumpur, selangor 50728
Malaysia

Yusuff Jelili Amuda

International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) ( email )

P.O. Box 10
Jalan Gombak
Kuala Lumpur, selangor 50728
Malaysia

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