NAPTIP targets 10 million Nigerians in its SGBV campaign.

Written by on November 26, 2021

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said that its campaign against Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in collaboration with other organisations is targeted at 10 million Nigerians.

This was made known in a statement signed by Mr Adekoye Vincent, of the Press and Public Relations Unit of NAPTIP and issued to newsmen in Abuja on Friday.

The statement said that planned outreach would include; awareness creation messages on how to report any form of SGBV and how to seek for rescue and assistance; trauma counselling and legal advice for SGBV survivors.

NAPTIP said that it would reach out to survivors in various shelters and communities and would engage traditional, social media and others during the campaign.

The statement quoted the Director-General of NAPTIP, Dr Fatima Waziri–Azi, as listing the partners for the 2021,16 Days of Activism Against SGBV as Office of the Vice President; National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Others, she said were: Nigeria Police Force, Social Development Secretariat, European Union Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme implemented by British Council; Ford Foundation; Justice Research Institute and The CANS.

 Seun Fakorede

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