Sunday, September 5, 2021, will remain unforgettable for Mrs. Ifeoma Ganago. That was the day she went to a police station to seek protection and justice against her neighbours, who she claimed had constantly assaulted...
9 Sep 2021
The Ebonyi State Government, yesterday, declared that the Governor David Umahi-led government has made significant impact in addressing the negative consequences of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state.
12 Jun 2021
To build capacity for women, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been charged to develop relevant skills on policies, preventions and response to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
27 Mar 2021
Following passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill by the State House of Assembly in Adamawa, Stand To End Rape Initiative (STER), has stressed on the need to enhance the implementation of the act in the state.
25 Mar 2021
The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill, which proposes life imprisonment for rapists and their collaborators in the state.
21 Mar 2021
The Kebbi State coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has accused members of the state House of Assembly of frustrating passage of Child Protection Bill...
15 Mar 2021
ActionAid Nigeria has called on Kogi State House of Assembly to speedily pass the Violence Against Persons Prohibitions (VAPP) bill, to end all forms of violence against women in the state.
18 Dec 2020
The Canadian High Commission and Connected Development (CODE) has urged state governments to speedily adopt the Violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act to end Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria. The duo urged the Nigerian government to establish a comprehensive policy and regulatory framework that guarantees the safety and security of the most vulnerable…
1 Dec 2020
Most States in the North East have yet to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act, in spite of Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the Zone.
4 Jul 2020
The Initiative For Women and Girls Right Advancement (IWOGRA), a not for profit organisation has stressed the need to end all forms of discrimination, violence and maltreatment faced by widows.
27 Jun 2020
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who made the disclosure recently while briefing journalists on the menace, said 799 suspects were arrested in connection with the crimes, 631 cases conclusively investigated and charged to court while 52 cases were still being investigated.
7 Apr 2020
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), human rights lawyers and relevant stakeholders have called for an amendment and implementation of the anti-torture act and Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) to ensure that suspects or victims are treated humanly.