A Lagos Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja, yesterday, sentenced a 35 -year-old native doctor, Prince Tom to life imprisonment life for rape and kidnapping.
Sexual harassment, rape and violence, particularly against children and women, are some major concerns that lawmakers have beamed their searchlight on. The reason is not far-fetched
Recent records have shown that the violence against women is not abating, though the yearly ritual of 16 Days Activism has continued to bring to the limelight the need to put an end to this ill.
Fatima Usman could not take it anymore. The grossly traumatised 19-year-old said, her 52-year-old father, Usman Momoh, raped her at age 12 on the kitchen floor in the Owo area of Ondo State.
Benue State Government has through its Ministry of Justice (MOJ) called for the investigation of alleged rape of a female student of the Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC), Otukpo.
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.
Police have arrested and are investigating case of two brothers, Chima Nnamani and Michael Nnamani, for allegedly involvement in serial raping of a nine-year-old minor within Enugu community.
Lagos State first lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has called on religious and community leaders to join the ongoing massive campaign to end violence against women and girls, especially rape
The girl-child has continued to be at the receiving end when it comes to discrimination in society, as this unfortunate development prevents her from attaining her full potentials in life.
As the world marks November 25th every year as “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women”, this year 2021 is not peculiar as the trends are sadly unabated.
Rape is dishonourable, immoral and sinful to humans and must be outrightly condemned by all. Every man or woman in this country called Nigeria has a wife, a sister, a niece