Child suicide

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Islamist group Boko Haram drug children before using them as suicide bombers

Isis-linked islamists Boko Haram drug children before using them as suicide bombers - Unicef

Boko Haram drug children before using them as suicide bombers - Unicef

A Unicef report has claimed that 80% of suicide attacks in the Lake Chad basin region in Africa involved girls with bombs strapped to their bodies

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

10-year-old girl dies after triggering her suicide vest at IDP camp in Nigeria

10-year-old girl dies after triggering suicide vest at displaced persons' camp in Nigeria

Girl, 10, blows herself up at displaced persons' camp in Nigeria

The child blew herself up in north-east Nigeria, according to a civilian vigilante, no one else was injured

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

'Social networks are increasing and intensifying this feeling of inadequacy', as Childline receives record calls on suicide

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

The NSPCC has revealed the number of young people contacting Childline about suicidal thoughts has doubled in the last five years with 53 calls a day on the issue