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Senate Solicits Quick prosecution Of 900 Gender-Based Violence Cases

Senate Solicits Quick prosecution Of 900 Gender-Based Violence Cases

The Senate has instructed its committee on judiciary, human rights, and legal matters to partner with the relevant authorities to actualise the speedy prosecution of over 900 pending cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in the courts across the nation. Information Guide Nigeria

The resolution of the upper legislative chamber followed a motion sponsored by Betty Apiafi, senator representing Rivers west. THE CABLE reports.

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While moving her motion on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, Apiafi said women and girls are not just victims of gender-based violence but insecurity. jamb results

Apiafi added that only 33 cases of GBV have been determined, leaving over 900 cases hanging.

“There are about 975 gender-based violence cases pending in court and this is unacceptable”.

“The slow conviction of perpetrators is due to few courts handling such cases, illiteracy, and lack of knowledge (of the relevant laws).

“We can end violence against women and children if the VAPP and Child Rights Act are domesticated.”

The motion was adopted after Ovie Omo-Agege, deputy senate president, put it to a voice vote.



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