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Thought Leadership Series

Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence in Nigeria: We Must All Be Advocates

By Aloysius Ugwu and Michael Atima (Lead Writers) It can be said that the death of popular gospel singer, late Mrs. Osinachi Nwachukwu opened up a can of worms. Since her death, allegedly as a result of domestic violence, there have been many stories and videos showing incidences of gender-based violence (GBV) or intimate partner […]

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Torchlight Series

Spotlight Initiative: Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls in Nigeria Through Surveillance

Anthonia Obokoh (Lead Writer) Any form of violence against women and girls is a human rights violation. Based on World Health Organisation estimates, one in three women are subjected to physical or sexual violence. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, reports have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified. […]