Lagos government, monarch join fight against domestic violence
The Lagos State government in partnership with the state’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) and the indigenes of the Ikorodu area of the state, over the weekend, did an advocacy walk.
The scourge of domestic violence
In both rich and poor nations democracies and dictatorships, domestic violence is clearly making the headlines across the globe. In Nigeria, for instance, news media headlines include: Judge sentences man to death for killing wife,....
Tonto Dikeh Talks About Domestic Violence, Her Foundation And Suing Churchill
Nollywood actress, singer and philanthropist Tonto Dikeh, in an interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Rubbin' Minds, opened up about her foundation, the backlash that followed her breakup and domestic violence dispute with her husband Churchill Olakunle, and her upcoming projects. When asked if she had any regrets on the interviews she gave and making her…
Lagos, domestic violence and men’s honour
It will do the nation some good, if those in authorities at all levels pay attention to a story on domestic violence in the pace setter state of the moment, Lagos...
Is domestic violence a norm in Nigeria?
The Lagos State Government has been campaigning that domestic abuse is a social vice while encouraging victims to speak up and witnesses to support government’s efforts to rid the society of it.
Damaging effects of unreported gender-based violence
While volunteering for community development project in South Africa as a young adult, I was super excited to learn of the many facets of the culture and of community building.
With Unveil, church offers panacea for troubled families
As domestic violence, child abuse and other social vices increase on a daily basis, religious bodies have been challenged to do more in terms of sensitisation and being good examples in the society to curb these endemic menaces.
All against domestic violence
The media is currently awash with reports of domestic violence all over the country and it is important for all Nigerians to understand the dire times...
Lagos partners group in the fight against domestic violence
The Lagos State Government, through the State Ministry for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) has partnered the organisers of EWURO Project as part of efforts to further ...