"Violence against women continues to persist as one of the most heinous and systematic human rights abuses in the world. It is a threat to all women, and an obstacle to all our efforts for development, peace, and gender equality in all societies. Violence against women is always a violation of human rights; it is always a crime; and it is always unacceptable. Let us take this issue with the deadly seriousness that it deserves." - Ban Ki-moon
In the wake of the incident that transpired on the floor of the senate on 15th March 2016, where senators threw out the Gender & Equal Opportunities Bill seeking to legally guarantee women equal rights with men, ACTS Generation, in collaboration with Media Concern mobilized women and men in Lagos to participate in a protest and awareness walk on the 23rd of March, 2016 – to engage the public on the true understanding of the GEO Bill.
CD Series of UNDERSTANDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE - explosive information for all which opens the door to show the reasons behind domestic violence and abuse; how it affects the home, the workplace and the children; and ways to overcome and live a normal healthy life. Call: 0817 835 5007 or inbox us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The VAPPA 2015 – prohibits all forms of violence against persons in private & public life, and provides maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishment of offenders.
The Empowered Woman Workshops and Domestic Violence & Abuse Series in 2016
Abuja — Boko Haram’s attacks on schools, students, and teachers in northeast Nigeria have had a devastating impact on education. The conflict has left nearly 1 million children with little or no access to school, and Nigeria’s security forces have contributed to the problem by using schools as military bases, putting children at further risk of attack from the Islamist armed group.