Growing up wasn’t really fun, though I had a pleasant time with myself as a child. I grew up in a family of five, with a father whose religion was love for all.
A widespread sigh of relief greeted the passage of Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill in Sokoto; six years after the law came into effect in Nigeria.
Lagos State Government has reiterated its efforts to curb Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through sensitisation and training of community leaders, social workers and other stakeholders.
The Federal Government is working towards the establishment of specialised courts and judicial divisions that will focus on sexual and gender-based violence (GBV).
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), in partnership with Ford Foundation, is tackling Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country with the community-based Gatekeepers Project
A multi-million naira trust fund to fight against gender-based violence (GBV) has been launched by an international non-governmental organisation, Jose Foundation.
11 Dec 2020
With the worrisome statistics showing a 50 per cent increase in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) against women and children in Nigeria, Platform Capital and Diatom Impact has unveiled Heart Initiative
9 Dec 2020
Stakeholders have advocated for the recognition of groups taking up cases of victims of gender-based violence (GBV) as essential workers in the country.
27 Nov 2020
Stakeholders in the Spotlight Initiatives on End Violence Against Women and Girls and Harmful Practices (VAWG/HG) have identified lack of political will to implement the new criminal justice law as a major set back in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV).
16 Oct 2020
Some judges’ recent display of gender insensitivity by subjecting female lawyers to make a mandatory choice between the honorific titles ‘Mrs.’ or ‘Miss’ when they announce themselves in their courts
20 Jun 2020
With the alarming rate of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country and the need to further sensitise more people especially...