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COVID-19: Insecurity, Sexual Violence and Non-Compliance to Safety Measures on the Increase Nationwide–CLEEN Foundation

Jude Johnson CLEEN Foundation has raised the alarm that rising spate of insecurity, Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and non-compliance with safety measures are undermining Nigeria's efforts to tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This was the highlight of the latest press statement signed by the Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation,

Uwaila: Ensure Strict Enforcement of Penalties against Rape, Violence against Girl-child – CCSI

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Centre for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI) has called on governments at all levels and the judiciary to ensure strict enforcement of legislative provisions and penalties against incidences of rape and other acts of violence against women and the girl-child. The call followed series of violence perpetuated against

Man Arrested for Raping 18 Months Old Girl in Yobe State

 Mukaila Ola The Nigerian Police has arrested a 20-year man in Yobe State, North East Nigeria, for raping an 18-month old baby girl. This was disclosed in a statement on Thursday by the Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Police Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, saying the suspect was arrested for rape having inflicted

WANEP, North East Stakeholders Harp on Women’s Active Participation in Countering Violent Extremism

•Despite cncreased abuse, government  lacks commitment to protect children, women •Rape cases on the increase in North East •11 northern states yet  to domesticate Child's Rights Act Godsgift Onyedinefu Concerned stakeholders on child and women rights have voiced their concerns over the poor commitment of government, particularly the state government in Northern