How does a sexual violence survivor recover during the pandemic?
The journey to recovery from sexual violence can feel lonely for the survivor, as the people around them most times find it difficult to understand what they are going through and therefore do not know how to be of help. Having a support system is one of the major needs of a sexual violence survivor.…
Nigeria seeing rise in rape, incest – IPAS
A non-profit organisation, IPAS, says that Nigeria is witnessing a rise in sexual violence, including rape and incest.
His scariest rise of sexual violence cases
Sir: In today’s Nigeria, sexual violence has become a common phenomenon and a household name and victimising women becomes an order of the day. This barbaric act has been unleashed in Nigeria in different forms, which include a coerced sex both in marriage and dating relationships, rape by strangers, and organised rape during war, especially…
Justice, education sectors should be holistically reviewed to reduce sexual violence, says Akinlami
The issue of rape in Nigeria has to be considered from the root. VAPPA has only been domesticated in 11 states and when you add the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, you have 12.
Group rallies women for nation building, decries rising sexual violence
The African Women Network (TAWN), a non-profit organisation established to give African women a voice in society and empower them to contribute to societal growth, has called for full engagement of womenfolk in all walks of life to ensure inclusive growth and development.
Security professionals raise concern over surge in sexual violence
Security and safety professionals have called on federal and state governments to address the prevalent rape cases by emplacing effective legislations and retributions against perpetrators of violence against women and children.
FG pledges to stem growing rate of rape
With an alarming figure of 717 reported cases of rape between January and May, the Federal Government has promised to do everything possible to stem the growing tide of the “pandemic”.
Police record 42 rape cases in Kano
The Police Command in Kano State said it has recorded 42 rape cases in the state between January and May.