ActionAid Nigeria and her partners have documented a total of 253 cases of gender-based violence in Bauchi, Cross River, Enugu, Kebbi and Kwara States, Tribune Online reports.
Speaking on Tuesday, the country director of the organisation, Ene Obi said they have never been more alarmed about the cases of gender-based violence in Nigeria than in recent times.
According to Obi, girls, women, young and old now live in fear as they no longer feel safe even in their own homes since the lockdown started in March 2020 which was occasioned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While commending the efforts of the Nigerian Police in investigating and arresting some of the perpetrators,…
Source: Nigerian Tribune