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Gender-Based Violence

21 Sep
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Monday, disclosed that the forthcoming Besty Obaseki football tournament will create public awareness on the First Lady’s pet project aimed at raising awareness against gender-based violence in the state. The Besty Obaseki tournament is scheduled to hold from September 27 to October 4, 2021. Briefing newsmen at the…
18 Sep
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.
17 Sep
In an effort to eradicate gender based violence in the society, three prominent faith based organisations, Nasrul-Lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT), Women Wing of Christian Association of Nigeria...
13 Sep
The Cross River Government says violence against women has continued to rise in the state, in spite of the adoption of the Violence Against Person Prohibition (VAPP) Act. Ms Nancy Nsor, Director, Women Development, Ministry of Women Affairs, said this when she spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Wednesday. Nsor…
11 Sep
However, not all lawyers can multi-task and deliver successfully both ways, but Toyin Ndidi Taiwo-Ojo is breaking boundaries in her profession as a lawyer and human rights activist.
11 Sep
As part of its advocacy for a better society, Wale Adenuga Productions (WAP) has, through its popular demand comedy series, Papa Ajasco Reloaded: Special Season, joined the campaign against gender-based violence. The new campaign, which was commissioned by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), was executed in partnership with KIN Production, a…
9 Sep
The Ebonyi State Government, yesterday, declared that the Governor David Umahi-led government has made significant impact in addressing the negative consequences of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state.
29 Aug
The month of August was anointed as Women’s Month after the August women’s match on Union Building in 1956. That match was to protest against the extension of the Pass Laws to women.
25 Aug
Traditional rulers in Abia State, yesterday, resolved to free the state from all forms of violence against women and girls and expressed support for inclusion of women in leadership, politics and decision-making in matters that affect them.
23 Aug
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission’s Department of Social Affairs and Gender has engaged with the Regional Partners Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and National Security Agencies...
12 Aug
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.
7 Aug
There have been allegations and counter-allegations over the death of a former student of Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, Keren Akpagher.


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