POLICY BRIEF: PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILDREN AGAINST SGBV IN KANO STATE (Kididdiga)
In recent times, Kano has been plagued with prevalence of sexual and gender-based violence cases. Although this is not an issue peculiar to Kano alone. From 2017 to 2020, the sexual assault referral center (SARC -WARAKA) in Kano has attended to 2158 cases of SGBV. These statistics reveal that 84.9 percent of children in Kano have faced one form of violence or another in their childhood.