EU, UN, ministry launch situation room on gender-based violence
The European Union and United Nations Joint Spotlight Initiative, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, are planning a national data situation room on Gender-Based Violence
Time to clampdown on sexual offenders
A plan by the Federal Government to remove bail option for rapists and defilers cannot come too soon, given the unacceptable increasing incidents of the offence and other Gender Based Violence (GBV) against the women.
Group, traditional rulers, religious leaders partner to tackle gender-based violence
Traditional rulers and religious leaders in a campaign against sexual abuse and gender-based violence in Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State have called for more collaboration from all strata of the society to end all forms of violence against women and girls. They made this known at a seminar held in Jibowu,…
Group seeks support for GBV survivors
The Association Against Child Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria (AACSGBV) has launched a survivors’ network and a national referral team for victims of gender-based violence (GBV).
Kogi CJ assures FIDA of partnership on GBV
Acting Chief Judge (CJ) of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusiyi, has assured the state’s leadership of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) of effective partnership on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) matters to protect women and children in the state.
With first referral centre, Ekiti set to fight sexual, gender based violence
The Ekiti State government has opened its first Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) named Moremi Clinic. The centre aims to tackle rising cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Group demands justice for victims of gender-based violence
The Pristine Cactus Foundation, PCF, a faith-based non-governmental organisation has demanded justice for all victims of rape and all forms of gender-based violence across the country.
Grandma Dies Of Heart Attack After 3 Granddaughters Raped In Front Of Her
South African police is currently investigating the death of a grandmother who died of shock as she watched her three granddaughters brutally raped in her presence. It is gathered that an intruder in a balaclava broke into the 71-year-old woman's home in Impendle, South Africa. The intruder is said to have locked the three sisters aged…