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22 Jul 2017
Her Majesty, Olori Wuraola Zaynab Otiti Ogunwusi, the Queen of Ife, has been in the public view several times for her unflinching support for the downtrodden, including rural women and orphans.
16 Jun 2017
Developed by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), MediCapt allows clinicians to record medical examination results digitally and photograph victims’ injuries, store them online and send them directly to law enforcement officials and lawyers.
5 May 2017
Founder and visionary of WARIF, Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru in a statement yesterday said the pact was in response to a series of sexual assaults, rape and human trafficking cases involving children, young girls and women.
9 Mar 2017
The campaign, which is part of programmes, lined up to commemorate the International Women’s Day is to create awareness among children particularly females on such vices as rape, domestic and sexual violence...
4 Mar 2017
"In our society women are defined as inferior and the right to dominate them is considered the essence of maleness itself."
10 Feb 2017
In my last article, I talked about the many vital reasons women need to be engaged in the peace-building and peace-keeping processes in conflict resolution, giving you the whys.
17 Sep 2016
Statistics do not show that there is an increase in the offences being committed, what the statistics show is that there’s an increase in reporting.
10 Sep 2016
Sexual violence is not only a violation of a child’s right but a violation of our collective psyche as human beings. And it is a global reality that cuts across ethnic and religious or racial divides.
3 Sep 2016
The Lagos State government has flagged off a month long awareness campaign against all forms of domestic and sexual crimes and subsequently urged men to be at the forefront to bring an end to this problem.
19 Jun 2016
As part of global efforts to stamp-out sexual violence against women, the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC’s) Country Office in Nigeria, has released three shorts films ...
6 Jun 2016
Chairman of Senate Committee on Land Transport and Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, at the weekend linked the high incidence of domestic and sexual violence...


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NAIROBI, Kenya, 6 December 2021- /African Media Agency (AMA) /- The Kerry Group has expanded its footprint in Africa following its acquisition of Rwanda-based Afribon. This transaction further enhances Kerry’s focus as a leading business to business ingredient solutions provider for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets.  Launched in 2012, Afribon is specialised in the…
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President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Auditors-General across the country to introduce strategies that will help stamp out corruption from the system.
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The Borno Police Command on Monday said it arrested five suspected rapists and a woman in possession of 90 rounds of ammunition.