Community leaders

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Women’s Right and Health Project (WRAHP) has sensitised 44 community leaders in Ayobo-Ipaja and Agbado-Oke Odo local council development areas (LCDAs) on gender-based violence.

The NGO disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, March 5.

According to the statement, the workshop was in continuation of its Access to Justice Project supported by the British Council Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme.

WRAHP said that the 3-day workshop held from Tuesday, February 11th to Thursday, February 13th, 2020.

The NGO disclosed that the 44 participants were drawn from various community-based structures, including Community Development Committees (CDCs)/Community Development Associations (CDAs), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), and Progressive Association of Hairdressers, Beauticians and Barbers (PROHAB).

Others are Nigerian Association of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists (NASHCO), Association of Professional Drummers of Nigeria (APDON), market leaders and grinders association.

“Participants were engaged on several topics, including gender-based violence, child abuse, effective documentation and reporting of SGBV incidents and referral pathways.

“They also engaged in breakout sessions and role play for a more practical understanding of these critical issues,” the statement read in part.

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