NGO urges women, girls to speak out against GBV

AIFOCAWA’s President, Millicent Osakwa, made the call at an awareness programme to mark the 16 days activism to end Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Bmoku Community, Bwari Area Council, Abuja. The post NGO urges women, girls to speak out against GBV appeared first on The Eagle Online. Source link #NGO #urges #women #girls #speak #GBV

Why young people in Nigeria are angry – Aisha Buhari…

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari says young people in Nigeria are angry because of “being left behind in education, economic opportunities, health and wellbeing during a crucial stage of their life”. She stated this on Friday at a seminar to mark the 2020 United Nations UN Women’s campaign for 16 days of activism against GBV…

Gov. Matawalle Leads Campaign Against Rape, GBV

  Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Tuesday led a walk against rape and other acts of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event was part of the 16 days of activitism against GBV organised by the office of the First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Matawalle. Matawalle…

Gov. Matawalle Leads Campaign Against Rape, GBV…

  Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Tuesday led a walk against rape and other acts of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event was part of the 16 days of activitism against GBV organised by the office of the First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Matawalle. Matawalle…

SDG Donates 208-Bed Transit Home for GBV Female Survivors

  In line with the objectives of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV), the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, has donated a 208-bed Model Transit facility to Ekiti State. Janet Mcdickson, Head, Communications, OSSAP-SDGs, who disclosed this in a statement, said the facility was…

GBV: perpetrators don’t deserve mercy – Tambuwal

By Adamu Suleiman, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said that rapists and other Gender Based Violence (GBV) perpetrators don’t deserve mercy of any kind. Similarly, the governor warned traditional leaders not to involve themselves in cases of GBV but report to appropriate law enforcement for proper process. “Traditional leaders involved in…

GBV is deadly and stigmatizing, coalition cries out…

The President of the coalition, Sen. Eze Ajoku, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, as the agency, in collaboration with the UN Population Fund, marked Orange Day campaign. The post GBV is deadly and stigmatizing, coalition cries out appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper for these and…

UNESCO reiterates plans for eradication of GBV

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has reiterated its commitment to ensure that Gender-Based Violence(GBV) is eradicated in the country through education of women, girls and boys. Mr Mamadou Sow, Officer-in-Charge, UNESCO Multi-sectoral Regional Office made the commitment on Thursday during the Family Life and Health Education (FLHE), manual presentation in Abuja. The…

My son wrongly jailed over wife’s murder in France, Nigerian...

Anthony and his late wife. *Begs Buhari, Macron to intervene By Chris Ochayi Members of the Anthony family from Edo State are sad that their son is languishing in jail in France for an offence they believe he did not commit. Worse still, he was allegedly thrown into jail by his in-laws who alleged that…

My son wrongly jailed over wife’s murder in France, Nigerian...

Anthony and his late wife. *Begs Buhari, Macron to intervene By Chris Ochayi Members of the Anthony family from Edo State are sad that their son is languishing in jail in France for an offence they believe he did not commit. Worse still, he was allegedly thrown into jail by his in-laws who alleged that…

If you are raped, go to police first, not hospital...

Dr. Uwemedimo Esiet Dr. Uwemedimo Esiet, Director, Action Health Incorporation, speaks Ephraim Oseji on rape and how the world can control it. There has been an increase in rape cases of recent. How can the issue be tackled? Globally, during this COVID-19 pandemic, there have been more incidents of gender and sexual violence, including rape…

I don’t wish my experience in Lebanon on the devil...

Miss Arowolo Temitope, a victim of human trafficking, has said she won’t wish on even the devil what she experienced in Lebanon, advising girls to work hard in Nigeria to realise their dreams as against traveling abroad for greener pastures. Temitope gave the advice on her return to Nigeria in the company of 19 other…