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Cataloging Nigeria's Abandoned Children

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Pictures speak louder than words. Popular activist Jamil Mabai has embarked on a project to take beautiful pictures of Almajiri children in Nigeria's north. As many as 10 million northern children are out of school, abandoned to a beggars life as Almajiri.

Jamilu uses his photography to show there can be beauty in everything, even in pain and suffering.

His pictures bring the plight of Nigeria's Almajiri to a wider global audience.

Jamil Mabai was recently locked up for criticizing the Katsina government's policies. He tweets from @jaymb000.

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Articles by Perry Brimah, Dr.