HUMAN RIGHT EDUCATION – HRE

One Day Stakeholders Convening on Implementing the Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State.
A one day stakeholders convening on Implementing the Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State, held on April 3rd 2019. The convening was aimed at examining the challenges in implementing the Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State, as well as proffering recommendations to that effect. Matters arising included the need for a practice protocol where a unified form be used in applying for a protection order, as well as a need for the DV law be reviewed.

Group photograph of participants

Mrs. Josephine Effah-Chukwuma, ED of Project Alert giving her opening address

Cross section of participants during the event

Mrs. Grace Ketefe, Executive Director of CeceYara, presenting on Implementing the Lagos DV Law: Key Challenges

Cross section of participants during the opening address

One Day Round Table Discussion on the Domestic Violence Law of Law of Lagos State for Community Women’s Associations

A roundtable discussion on Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State for community women associations. The convening, sponsored by Rise Up a programme of Public Health Institute (PHI) USA, was aimed at sensitizing community women on the existence of the Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State, and what it entails. The program targeted women from different community associations in Ikosi and Agege areas of Lagos state.

Group photograph of participants

Cross section of participants during the discussion session

Legal intern Bukola Olowoyo taking the participants through the Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State.

Ms. Nsini Udonta speaking on Understanding Gender Based Violence & Domestic Violence: Myths and Facts

 

Media Advocacy

Press Conference on Spike in Reported Cases of Child Sexual Abuse in Nigeria & Systemic Failure in Responding to Cases

A press conference held on Monday 28th of January 2019, was aimed at calling the attention of the government at all levels, as well as the general public to the increased child sexual abuse epidemic currently sweeping the country, and the systemic failure that continues to aid its escalation.

 

Press Conference on increase in reports of child sexual abuse and violence against women

 

 

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