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Make determined effort to end gender-based violence, CSOs tell FG

    Make determined effort to end gender-based violence, CSOs tell FG

A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Agents for Citizen Drive Transformation, which is funded by the European Union, has called on the government to make

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Group seeks end to female genital mutilation in Oyo

    Group seeks end to female genital mutilation in Oyo

Youthhub Africa, a youth-focused organisation, has taken a campaign against female genital mutilation to Ona-Ara and Oluyole local government areas of Oyo state.  The organisation held a two-day advocacy programme

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Domestic violence: Presidential aide donates 208-bed facility for women

    Domestic violence: Presidential aide donates 208-bed facility for women

Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, senior special assistant to the president on sustainable development goals (SDGs), has delivered a 208-bed transit facility to Ekiti state government. In a statement on Sunday, Janet Mcdickson,

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Women groups to FG: Rising cases of Boko Haram abductions show you’ve failed

    Women groups to FG: Rising cases of Boko Haram abductions show you’ve failed

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement and 164 women groups have asked the government to rescue all girls and women that have been abducted by Boko Haram and reunite

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Making the best of the public anger on sexual and gender-based violence

  Making the best of the public anger on sexual and gender-based violence

Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 22-year-old microbiology student of the University of Benin was brutally raped and murdered in May 2020.

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Vivour-Adeniyi: It’s a myth — Lagos study shows people don’t get raped for how they dress

  Vivour-Adeniyi: It’s a myth — Lagos study shows people don’t get raped for how they dress

Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, the coordinator of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), says a study by the

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Nigeria can’t fight rape if victims don’t speak up, says Kwara first lady

  Nigeria can’t fight rape if victims don’t speak up, says Kwara first lady
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Governors declare state of emergency on rape

  Governors declare state of emergency on rape

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has declared a state of emergency on gender-based and sexual form of violence. The decision

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