Sharon Oladiji

Country of residence

Nigeria

Sector

UN Agency

Knowledge and Skills

Birth registration

Languages spoken

English

Profile

Sharon Oladiji is a Child protection Specilaist with UNICEF, Nigeria. She employs a combination of dynamism, reinforced partnerships and strategic approaches on birth registration programming and has capacity to work with multi - sectoral partners. This has led to massive increase in the number of children registered in Nigeria. Principally, between January 2011 and November 2020 over 40 million under-5 children have been registered in Nigeria under the birth registration programme.

Job title

Child Protection Specialist

Organization
UNICEF
Dates

She provides technical advice and assistance to government’s officials and other partners in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Child Protection Programmes. She facilitates several training programmes, organized by the UN, for government, CSOs and other UNICEF’s bilateral partners on planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of child protection programmes and projects including birth registration.

Name of educational institution

University of South Africa

Field of study
Law
Type of degree
LLM
Dates
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The study provides a brief overview of the most important legal instruments in the international, regional and national framework on the development and promotion of children’s rights. Basically, it examines the continuous and pervasive violation of children’s rights despite the progressive instruments that have been adopted to ensure the proper and effective realization of these rights. It focuses on three different countries in Africa: South Africa, Ethiopia and Nigeria.

Name of educational institution

Nigeria Law School

Field of study
Law
Type of degree
LLB, BL
Dates
-

General Law Practice, majoring in the finer aspects of legal jurisprudence judicial reviews, alternative dispute resolution, mediations, contract law, commercial law, investigative advocacy and research.

Project name

“Breaking with Broken Systems: EU/UNICEF Partnership for the Legal Identity of African and Asian Children”

Dates
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Your role As the UNICEF’s Child Protection -birth registration output manager Child Protection Section, I contributed significantly to establishing a sustainable system for delivery of birth registration services across the whole 36 states plus the Federal Capital
Geographic region Nigeria- West African Region
Project name

European Union Support to Scale Up of Maternal and Newborn Health Outcomes for Adamawa and Kebbi States of Nigeria

Dates
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Your role The project supports scale-up of evidence-based priority interventions meant to improve maternal, newborn and child health outcomes including on birth registration. I supported the development and implementation of micro plans for strengthening and insti
Geographic region Kebbi and Adamawa State, Nigeria- West Africa
Project name

European Union Support to Strengthening Primary Health Care and Community Resilience for Improved Maternal, Newborn, Child Health & Nutrition (MNCHN) Outcomes in Adamawa, Bauchi and Kebbi States of Northern Nigeria

Dates
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Your role I consistently monitored and managed the birth registration component of the project in an efficient manner by ensuring at least 99% of the EU MNCH Grant were expended judiciously. Facilitated supportive supervisions programmes to improve co
Geographic region kebbi, Adamawa and Bauchi State, Nigeria – West Africa
Project name

: Impact Evaluation of the UNICEF Supported Birth Registration Programme in Nigeria 2012-2016

Dates
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Your role The object of this Impact Evaluation is the UNICEF-supported ‘Birth Registration Programme’, was implemented at National level. It was aimed to accelerate birth registration and strengthen the ‘Civil Registration & Vital Statistics’ (CRVS) System in Niger
Geographic region Nigeria, West Africa
Title

Future of Statistics for Africa: statistics that leave no one behind, the example of making Birth Registration in Nigeria more inclusive”- 20-0700-RR

Publisher
Statistical Journal of the IAOS Editorial Office (Manuscript Submitted in September, 2020)
Role, Position, or Job Title
Course Director of the MSc in International Human Resources
Organisation
London South Bank University
Role, Position, or Job Title
Physician
Organisation
Veteran's Administration Administration Hospital, Las Vegas, NV