Sokoto records 155 rape cases in 6 month ― Hisbah

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Sokoto State Hisbah Commission commandant, Dr Adamu Kasarawa, said the commission has recorded 155 rape cases from January to June this year across the state.

Kasarawa disclosed this on Wednesday in a two-day ” Capacity Building for Male Advocates and Champions Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence” organised by Sultan Foundation for Peace and Development in Sokoto.

The Foundation, an NGO, has engaged Islamic scholars and traditional institutions on ways to reduce cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in line with the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative (SI) project in Sokoto State.

EU-UN SI project is a global, multi-year partnership between the European Union and United Nations to eliminate…



Source: Nigerian Tribune