JDPC warns against maltreating housemaids, sales boys


FILE PHOTO: A domestic worker (housemaid) scrubbing the flooor.

Mr Joe Nkamuke, Deputy Director, Justice Development And Peace Centre (JDPC), has called on Nigerians not to maltreat anyone in their care especially housemaids and sales boys.

Nkamuke said on Saturday in Lagos that housemaids and sales boys should be treated with love to encourage them to develop their potential.

The deputy director spoke at the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Coker, Orile-Iganmu.

The celebration had the theme: “The Family and Gender Equality’’.

“I keep hearing violence against women, but I will say that we should eliminate violence against all persons.

“I am not interested in men who batter women; I am interested in families that violate the rights of their housemaids and sales boys.

“A man will keep a sales boy…

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