Browsing: gender based violence

Speaking at the inauguration of the Moremi Clinic situated within the premises of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) complex, Fayemi explained that the inauguration of the referral centre at a time the World was marking the campaign against GBV speaks to his administration’s commitment to global best practices in the promotion and protection of women’s rights in the State.

The second edition of the Digital Rights Series is hosted by ITREALMS, an international award-winning news platform in collaboration with DigitalSENSE Africa Media, an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers accredited At-Large Structure, DNS Women Nigeria and NaijaAgroNet, a publication focusing on Sustainable Development, women, environment and new energy, on the theme: “Women and Rights in Digital Era.”

On Sunday night’s episode of the TV show, #WithChude, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative, a youth-led organisation advocating against gender-based violence, and a survivor of the Coronavirus Disease, opened up on her painful experience with sexual abuse during her National Youth Service Corps days.

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday urged everyone to take a common stand against sexual and gender-based violence by advocating for the review of our laws to provide stiffer punishments for offenders given the serious threat the evil act poses to safety and security of women and the girl-child.

The Coordinator of the DSVRT, Lola Vivour-Adeniyi, said the session was a continuation of the existing partnership between both bodies, which saw the Vaseline, Close Up and Lux brands provide support at a recent engagement session between the DSVRT and market men and women association in the state led by the Iyaloja General, Chief Folasade Tinubu-Ojo