Commissioner warns youths against rape, violence



The Enugu State Commissioner for Gender Affairs and Social Development, Princess Peace Nnaji, has urged youths to shun rape and violence.

Nnaji gave the advice during a “Road Walk Sensitisation” Against Sexual and Gender Base Violence on Friday in Enugu.

The road walk is tagged: “Walk Against All Forms of Violence and Rape in the Society.’’

Nnaji, who was represented by Mr Sunday Okafor, Director, Administration and Human Resource, in the ministry, also advised parents to expose their children to sex education early in life.

She further urged youths to desist from every act of sexual abuse, stressing that such anti-social activity attracts penalty.

Earlier, Mrs Evelyn Onah, the Centre Manager of Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre, said punishment for rape was life imprisonment.

She advised victims to report every case of assaults to the centre in order to give…

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