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, psychological or sexual in nature and can take the form of a denial of resources or access to services. It inflicts harm on women, girls, men and boys (UNHCR)....Read More
One in Four, One in Two, One in Six.
These are the current statistics on Sexual and Gender Based Violence against women in Nigeria. One in Four girls has experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; one in two girls has experienced physical violence, and One in Six girls have experienced emotional violence.
I’ve realized that while statistics play an important role in passing across a...Read More