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Rape: WANEP Calls for Improved Security, Protection of Women and Girls

•Expresses concern over increasing rate of sexual violence in Nigeria  •Only 7 states have domesticated VAPP Act Senator Iroegbu The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding, Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) and its member organisations has expressed concern over the increasing sexual assault and rape of women and girls in the country.   This was contained in a

717 Rape Cases: Police Boss Meets Buhari Over Alarming Rate of Sexual Violence in Nigeria

Jude Johnson The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the State House, Abuja over the alarming rate of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria. Speaking to State House correspondents after the closed door meeting, Adamu said he updated the president on sexual and gender-based

NAPTIP to Establish Sex Offenders Register

•RoLAC, stakeholders provide official gazzet copy of VAPP Act Godsgift Onyedinefu   The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has announced plans to establish a sex offenders register which will contain names of perpetrators. Director NAPTIP , Ms.Julie Okah-Donli informed that the aim of the sex register which will be