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Shelter For Abused Women, Girls Open In Lagos

Shelter For Abused Women, Girls Open In Lagos

Solace has come for abused women and girls in Lagos State and Nigeria at large as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) in partnership with Hearts 100 Initiative recently opened a shelter named ‘Hearts of Hope Shelter’ for victims and survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). The shelter will […]

De Lille Signs Off Shelters For GBV Victims

De Lille Signs Off Shelters For GBV Victims

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia de Lille, says the government has signed off 12 properties in Gauteng and the Western Cape to be used as shelters for victims of gender-based violence. The Minister said this when she participated in a debate on gender-based violence in the National Assembly’s hybrid sitting on Tuesday afternoon. “As […]

Latin America Shelters Struggle To Help Women In Coronavirus Lockdowns

Latin America Shelters Struggle To Help Women In Coronavirus Lockdowns

The unassuming domestic violence shelter in the Mexican border city of Tapachula has been filled to capacity since January, and manager Elsa Simon already had to refuse three women seeking to escape abusive partners. With coronavirus lockdown measures intensifying, Simon worries she will be forced to turn away many more as shelters struggle with rising […]