Gender-based violence

Senate seeks stiffer penalties to end violence against women

THE Senate has called for stiffer penalties for violence against women in Nigeria. The Senate also directed the Police to...

Ekiti to establish special courts to end gender-based violence – Governor’s wife

WIFE of Ekiti State Governor, Olayemi Oyebanji, has said that gender courts will be established across the state to...
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Gender-Based Violence can be tackled during early education – Semenitari

FORMER Commissioner of Information in Rivers state Ibim Semenitari has said Gender-Based Violence (GBV) can be tackled during early...

COVID-19, poverty worsening gender-based violence in Nigeria – SFH

THE Society for Family Health (SFH) has blamed economic downturns and biting effects of COVID-19 as major drivers of...
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One too many: In Abuja, sexual and gender-based violence happens frequently but perpetrators often walk free

Sexual and Gender-based Violence, SGBV, is on the increase in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, despite the domestication of...

Physical, spousal violence against women increases in NigeriaㄧReport

AS today marks the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, women-targeted violence is...
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