Lagos launches 16-day fight against sexual, gender-based violence

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Published on November 27, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Adeniji Kazeem, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice

Adeniji Kazeem, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice

The Lagos Government through the State’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) is partnering with Access Bank to commemorate 16 Days of activism to end all forms of violence against women and children.

DSVRT Coordinator, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, in a statement on Sunday, said the team, in partnership with the Financial Control and Strategy Group of Access Bank, would be embarking on series of events aimed at educating and equipping the public with necessary information to increase people’s awareness on sexual and gender based violence crimes as well as practical steps to rid the society of the menace.

As part of the enlightenment programs, Vivour-Adeniyi said there would be a workshop with the theme: “Safeguarding The Rights For A Child,”…

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