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Gender-Based Violence

7 Dec
Tears flowed freely, yesterday, in Delta State when a traumatised mother of a 13- year-old girl, Mrs. Loveth Taiwo, narrated how her daughter was abducted in Warri and taken to Ghana, where she was violently raped for several weeks before being brought back home half dead.
7 Dec
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Solidarity Centre and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are taking multidimensional approaches to reduce gender-based violence by ensuring countries ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work.
7 Dec
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a non-profit organisation leading the charge against gender-based violence in Nigeria, at the weekend held its third annual advocacy march against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria.
4 Dec
As the United Nations commemorates 16 days of activism on Gender Based Violence, identifying and shaming sexual predators are a part of the drive to ensure that more children especially the girl child stays safe.
4 Dec
Sunday, September 5, 2021, will remain unforgettable for Mrs. Ifeoma Ganago. That was the day she went to a police station to seek protection and justice against her neighbours, who she claimed had constantly assaulted...
28 Nov
The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), Pyrate Confraternity, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and International Elite Women Initiative(IEWI) have canvassed the creation of a special court to handle gender-based violence...
26 Nov
Thousands of women marched through the Mexican capital and scuffled with police on Thursday demanding an end to femicide and other gender-based violence in the Latin American country.
26 Nov
A group Alliance for Africa has decried Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma over his failure to sign the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act 2013, saying absence
25 Nov
Concerned groups have appealed to governments to implement and strengthen agencies handling the protection of child rights and elimination of gender-based violence.
17 Nov
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to eliminating all forms of gender-based violence across the state, saying the government will not shy away from prosecuting offenders...
11 Nov
Acting Canadian High Commissioner, Kevin Tokar, and Chief Executive of non-governmental organisation, Connected Development (CODE), Hamzat Lawal, have described the data representing Nigeria’s position..
25 Oct
Edo State Government has said it would establish specialised courts for the speedy trial of rape and other sexual offences and gender-based violence in the state.


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