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EBONYI GOVT VOWS NOT TO SPARE PERPETRATORS OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

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The Ebonyi State Government has assured that no perpetrator of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) would be spared.


The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Chinwe Okah, gave the assurance today in Abakaliki at a news conference to mark the 2022 International Womens Day.


According to the commissioner, the ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with law enforcement agencies, a strong GBV taskforce, and mobile court to ensure quick access to justice in GBV cases.


She said that massive awareness and sensitisation against GBV by the taskforce and Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law had given more confidence to survivors to report cases.

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