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Sexual violence

16 Dec
Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has called for collaboration between government and religious leaders, community leaders, gatekeepers and traditional rulers to prevent Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).
5 Dec
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), in collaboration with the United States Consulate General Lagos, yesterday staged a 10km walk tagged
5 Dec
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
26 Nov
As the world begins commemoration of 16 Days of Activism against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), the European Union has said it will prioritise the creation of a special court
17 Nov
Nigeria faces "crisis levels" of rape with most survivors denied justice and rapists escaping prosecution despite a vow by authorities to battle sexual violence, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
27 Oct
Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a non-profit organisation established to raise awareness and address the prevalence of rape, sexual violence and trafficking of young girls and women in communities across the country...
29 Aug
A non-governmental organisation, Soroptimist International, Gwarinpa Branch, Abuja, has given advice and information on how survivors of human trafficking and sexual violence can cope with the trauma.
14 Jul 2021
Tasks parents on vigilance against offenders Disturbed by the rising cases of sexual violence in the country, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Kick Against Child Abuse (KACA), in partnership with a music label, Jamika Entertainment, has organised an awareness to arouse parents and guardians to be watchful of the predators in the society. During the exercise,…
2 Jul 2021
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Biola Idris for physically assaulting his wife and inflicting grievous bodily injuries on her.
1 Jun 2021
Richflavour Communications, the producer of Men’s Planet on Jordan 105.5fm, in conjunction with Child Safety Education and Protection Initiative (CSEPI), is set to hold a walk to campaign against child abuse i
15 Apr 2021
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), justice stakeholders and health providers have moved to identify gaps hindering prosecution of cases of sexual violence against women and children.
30 Mar 2021
The Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF) with support from the Joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative has called for application to students currently enrolled in any tertiary institution...


1 Jan 1970
Industrial stability in the education sector this year will solely be dependent on the implementation of the tenets of the negotiated agreements with the organised labour, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), has said.
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Bayern Munich's record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA's top men's player title Monday at "The Best" of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for best women's player.
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At least 26 people were killed after an earthquake hit western Afghanistan on Monday, an official said.
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Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar scored his fifth goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as his already qualified side were joined by Burkina Faso on Monday in the second round.
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JOHANNESBURG,South Africa, 16 January 2022/African Media Agency (AMA)/ – The New York-based The Africa Center, narrative change organisation Africa No Filter, Media Monitoring Africa and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have joined forces to develop the Global Media Index that will track and measure the way Africa is covered by top global media outlets.  The Global…