3,600 Rape Cases Recorded Nationwide During Covid-19 Lockdown — Minister Of Women Affairs

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has disclosed that a total of 3,600 rape cases were reported nationwide during the lockdown associated with the Covid-19 pandemic. This is just as the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, stated that the Senate’s recent passage of the sexual harassment bill was to protect […]

Gender Based Violence

Sexual And Gender Based Violence

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

Declare Sexual And Gender Based Violence A National Emergency

Declare Sexual And Gender Based Violence A National Emergency

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 […]

End Sexual Gender Based Violence

End Sexual And Gender Based Violence

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).

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