NCWD DG commends Senate on bill to criminalise sexual harassment


The Director-General (DG) of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Mrs. Mary Ekpere-Eta on Saturday commended the Senate for passing Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill, saying this would put an end to the menace in the country.

Mrs Ekpere-Eta in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja described the passage of the bill as a poignant moment in the struggle for women empowerment.

According to the statement, “the passage of the bill to criminalize sexual harassment of female students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria by the Senate stands as a poignant moment in the push for women empowerment

“I joined other critical stakeholders at the public hearing on this important…

Source: Nigerian Tribune