The Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act, 2015

The President has signed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill into Law! Its major significance is that its provisions extend overarching protection against violence throughout the country. In the coming days at CHELD we will be telling you what this means for the fight to end violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual violence, and…

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA?

At CHELD, we often receive reports from persons (mostly women) who are involved in domestic violence situations.  These reports come from throughout the country.  We have sought to from these women what sorts of abuse they have experienced and what they consider to be the signs of abuse.  Some of these are obvious, others not…