Girls between the ages of 10 and 14 are at the forefront of gender-based violence. According to a study by Gender Advocates, supported by Canada and Action Aid Nigeria, 30% before COVID-19 was shut down by 2020.

The study found that reports of increasing violence against girls and girls in other categories of girls and girls were most prevalent among 15-19 year olds.

The Director General of the Tabita Kumi Foundation, Tayo Erinle, made the remarks in Abuja during a 16-day protest against the banning of violence against women and girls. ! ‘

Stakeholders at the event stressed the need to prioritize women and girls who have been marginalized in the fight against violence against women and girls in Nigeria.

A April 2020 study by Global Affairs Canada and Action Aid Nigeria, a member of the 100 Women Lobby Groups (Global Tabitha Foundation), found that girls between the ages of 10 and 14 were significantly older It had an attack rate of 30 percent prior to the closure, and the study reported an increase in violence against other categories of women and girls. Groups 15-19.

“We provide comprehensive, comprehensive, and long-term strategies, programs, and resources to prevent and eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in public and private spaces.”

Femi Colawole, Gender Desk Officer of the FCC Police, said the 16-day campaign to stop GBV called on all stakeholders to take part in the fight and not to cancel all the issues, but to continue until the end.

“This program demonstrates the importance of the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in the hearts of all people around the world.

“All hands must be on the ship to stop violence against women and girls and we will launch VAWG in Nigeria in our efforts,” she said.

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