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20 Apr 2021
In a cosmopolitan city like Abuja, there are signages at major street corners rebuking women from dressing in a certain way and this is also common in many other states, in many tertiary institutions...
9 Mar 2021
A women group, the Nigerian Feminist Forum (NFF) has urged all states Houses of Assembly in the country to sign the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act 2015 into law without further delay.
18 Feb 2021
Bayelsa State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill into law after its third reading at plenary.
6 Feb 2021
“Madam, are you sure you can push this baby, because it looks like your whole clitoris and vagina have been chopped off,” the nurse attending to an already terrified Jessica Sampson in labour had informed her.
19 Sep 2020
To ensure grassroots women and girls are equipped with basic knowledge and information provided in the Violation Against Persons (Prohibition) (VAPP) Act, a non-governmental organisation...

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