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UN Tasks Nigeria on Effective Policing, Justice System to End Gender Based Violence

Maureen Okpe The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Tuesday has stressed the need for a high-quality policing and justice response to bring to an end Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria. Represented by the UN Resident Coordinator in Nigeria Mr. Edward Kallon, Guterres made the call during a media briefing

EU, UN, FG launch situation room on gender-based violence

The European Union and United Nations Joint Spotlight Initiative, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, are planning a national data situation room on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) towards ending the menace in the country.Today, the joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative will, at the premises of the Federal Ministry of

UNFPA Tasks Journalists on Gender Based Violence Reporting

  Godsgift Onyedinefu The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has trained health journalists on identifying and reporting on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and other harmful practices such as early marriage and female genital mutilation.  Erika Goldson, the Fund’s Deputy Country Representative in Nigeria, while giving an address at the two-day media training

UNFPA Tasks Nigeria to Speed up Action on Ending Gender Based Violence, Others

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has tasked the Nigerian government to accelerate action on the commitment it made to ending preventable maternal death, unmet need for family planning (contraceptives), and ending gender-based violence and harmful practices. A year ago, at the landmark Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, more than

UNESCO restates commitment to eradicate Gender based violence in Nigeria

Maureen Okpe The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has reiterated its commitment to ensure the eradication of Gender-Based Violence(GBV) in the country through the education of women, girls and boys. As plans are in motion with Civil Societies collaboration to implement initiatives that will enhance the possibility of the