The negative impact of violence on children’s education and well-being: Evidence from Northern Nigeria

This paper analyzed household survey data, conducted surveys with a representative sample of pupils, and carried out interviews and focus groups with stakeholders. It provides some evidence that exposure to physical or emotional violence is negatively associated with social-emotional skills and self-efficacy. Exposure to sexual violence has a pronounced negative relationship with children’s mental health, an increased the likelihood of early marriage, and a lower likelihood of attending school.

Educational development journal