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Sexual violence

12 Nov 2017
In ‘Nnena’s Loss,’ Anyianuka focuses on the betrayal that confronts many wives from their husbands, who in spite of how much love they profess to their wives, still have a woman on the side to titillate them.
2 Nov 2017
According to an inspector from Isolo police station, Bright Agozie, there has been a remarkable increase in the number of cases being reported to them despite the fact that victims find it difficult to come out and report.
17 Oct 2017
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) yesterday revealed that 950 domestic and sexual violence cases have been reported this year, which is about 100 per cent increase...
20 Aug 2017
A non-governmental and non-profit organisation, Brave Heart Initiative (BHI) in collaboration with Federation of Female Lawyers, Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOs), Girls Power Initiative (GPI), Society to Heighten Awareness of Women and Children Abuse ...
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.


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