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COVID-19: EU, British Council Provides PPE to Sexual Assault Referral Centres, Other Service Providers in Nigeria

John Anyim The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme of the British Council has provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in fighting off COVID-19 pandemic to Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) in 11 states of federation and other service providers working in the area of sexual and gender based violence

SARC: 60% of rape survivors in Nigeria are children 0-14yrs

•15-20 % of rape victims are boys •As over 10,000 victims counseled in six years Maureen Okpe Statling statistics have revealed that over 60 percent of rape victims in Nigeria are children between 0-14 years, while a further 15-20 percent survivors are boys. This was the disclosed at the 5th Network Meeting of Sexual Assault