At the Cross River State House of Assembly to Advocate for the Passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill today which was unanimously accepted by all Hon. Members. Thanks to the Hon. Speaker Rt. HON Eteng Jones, chair house committee on women and children Rt. Hon. Mrs Ironbar and All the Hon. Members of the CRS HOA. Congrats on your
HEHRAI co facilitated the June 9th Match in CRS to end Sexual and gender based Violence. The match which began the the University of Calabar main gate had over 500 women and men in attendance. The protest took through Marian, akin, murtala Mohammed highway to the Nigerian police
DATE: 9TH JUNE 2020 PROTOCOL Recent times, Cross River State and other parts of Nigeria have witnessed an upsurge in the cases of sexual and gender based violence. This upsurge in cases of rape, battery and even child marriage is gradually widely gaining acceptance as a normal part of what it is to be a […]
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) refers to any act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and is based on gender norms and unequal power relationships. It encompasses threats of violence and coercion. It can be physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual in nature, and can take the form of a denial of resources or access […]
Sexual and gender-based violence is a pervasive phenomenon that exists in every part of the globe. Often rooted in perception and stigma, victim/survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) struggle in accessing the many services they need (health, protection, justice, etc).