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6 Aug
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said the Federal Government is engaging heads of courts for the establishment of special courts to fast track justice
21 Jun 2021
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1 Jun 2021
With incidence of gender-based violence (GBV) increasing by the day, the United Nations Spotlight Initiative Nigeria, in collaboration with the European Union...
21 May 2021
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Women group under the aegis of Lajna Imailla (Women Servants of Allah), has set out modalities to end Gender-Based Violence ...
15 May 2021
No fewer than 25 rape cases were recorded in Enugu State from January to March 2021, the Centre Manager, Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Tamar SARC), Mrs Evelyn Onah, said.
20 Apr 2021
In a cosmopolitan city like Abuja, there are signages at major street corners rebuking women from dressing in a certain way and this is also common in many other states, in many tertiary institutions...
6 Apr 2021
The Federal Government is spending N5.6 billion on women empowerment and fight against Gender-Based-Violence (GBV) this year. Director General, National Centre for Women Development...
28 Mar 2021
The need to create more space for women to participate actively in the socio-political and economic development of the country received another boost yesterday at The Guardian’s International Women’s Day Summit....
26 Mar 2021
Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has said that abduction of pupils, especially females, in the Northern part of the country is eroding gains made
8 Mar 2021
The National Human Rights Commission in Ebonyi said it treated more than 20 cases of gender-based violence from January till date.
8 Mar 2021
The Federal Government is working towards the establishment of specialised courts and judicial divisions that will focus on sexual and gender-based violence (GBV).
Atiku Bagudu
12 Feb 2021
Kebbi State Government has expressed concern over the high rate of sexual abuse in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women

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