SGBV: Only 11 of over 3,000 cases prosecuted — Minister
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, says only 11 out of over 3,000 reported cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in six states have been prosecuted.
Group seek legal, policy framework to fight SGBV
To drive the call for policy intervention, address violence against women and girls, grassroots women from marginalised groups have been sensitised to demand accountability from policy makers.
Group sensitises women, girls on SGBV response
The Initiative for Women and Girls Right Advancement (IWOGRA), a non-governmental organization, has sensitised grassroots women from three communities in Abuja on response mechanisms...
Project Alert launches SGBV referral booklets
To end all forms of gender-based violence, Project Alert, has launched a sexual and gender- based violence (SGBV) providers’ referral list booklets.
Group charges FG on women’s right
An advocacy group, Nigerian Feminist Forum has called on the Federal Government and all stakeholders to adopt public policies that will protect and enhance the rights of women and girl child.
‘We must collectively raise good boys to eliminate SGBV’
Men resource person, counsellor, radio talk show host and chief responsibility officer at X2D Nigeria, Deji Irawo, has advocated that for the country to effectively end Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), the boy child has to be targeted, moulded and guided very early on in life.
LASG engages stakeholders on gender, sexual violence
In the light of recent rape, sexual assault and even murder of some women in Lagos state and around the country, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), in partnership with the Centre for Women’s Health and Information (CEWHIN), Spotlight Initiative comprising the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria, United Nations (UNWomen)…
CSOs take to streets to protest increasing rape, murder of women
Several Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including concerned Nigerians, took to the streets of major cities yesterday to protest the gruesome rape and murder of several Nigerian ...
COVID-19 fallout: Stakeholders bemoan rising SGBV, assault cases, unplanned pregnancies
Just as Nigerians are trying to cope with the raging Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown measure announced by the Federal Government to curtail the spread...
IWD: Project alert, CSOs call for end to SGBV against women with launch of SIP
Experts, stakeholders, government representatives, religious leaders as well as a number of Civil Service Organisations (CSOs) have called for more light to be shed and better action taken against sexual and gender based violence...