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Wole Soyinka Centre Trains 21 Female Reporters On SGBV

Wole Soyinka Centre Trains 21 Female Reporters On SGBV

The annual fellowship which started in 2017 is tagged Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme (FRLP). The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), on Monday, started training for 21 female reporters on leadership skills and ways to report Sexual and Gender-Based Violence. The annual fellowship which started in 2017 is tagged Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme (FRLP). […]

Kenyan Women Win Damages for Sexual Violence During 2007-8 Poll Violence

Kenyan Women Win Damages for Sexual Violence During 2007-8 Poll Violence

Many rape survivors suffer trauma and hardship more than a decade after the election violence Four rape survivors won 4 million shillings ($35,906) each on Thursday, as Kenya’s High Court ruled the government failed to investigate sexual violence cases after a disputed 2007 poll. The landmark ruling came after eight survivors – backed by human […]

Phyllis Osei : The Amazing Officer Who Protects Vulnerable Women And Girls In Somalia

Phyllis Osei : The Amazing Officer Who Protects Vulnerable Women And Girls In Somalia

United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), at a ceremony in New York on Monday. Since joining UNSOM in February, Ms. Osei – who holds the rank of Superintendent with the Ghanaian police […]

‘Liberia Needs More State Lawyers To Prosecute SGBV Cases’

‘Liberia Needs More State Lawyers To Prosecute SGBV Cases’

The outgoing Legal Advisor of the Sexual Gender Based Violence-Crime Unit (SGBV-CU) at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has challenged the ministry to intensify the ongoing fight against persons accused of sexual offenses in spite of the gains made in that direction so far. Samuel Nugent, who until Friday, Nov. 17, served in that capacity […]