Domestic violence/abuse: Lagos records over 10,000 cases in 2 years

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Domestic violence/abuse: Lagos records over 10,000 cases in 2 years

Domestic violence/abuse: Lagos records over 10,000 cases in 2 years
5 die in process, gets over 150 cases monthly

By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Nelson Alu

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From Left: Mrs Itoro Eze Anaba, Coordinator, Mirabel Centre, Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, Coordinator, Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, DSVRT, Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, also Chairman DSRVT, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, at a media briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, on the forthcoming Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Month, September.2021, with the theme: “Institutionalizing our Reforms.”

The Lagos State Government has revealed that it recorded a total of 10,007 reported cases of domestic violence including sexual abuse perpetrated against adults and children between May 2019 till August 26, 2021.

The state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, disclosed this on Wednesday, in Alausa, Ikeja, at a media briefing on the highlight of activities to commemorate the Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Month,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper