We Need Fresh Laws To Eliminate Violence Against Women in Nigeria - Frequencie~NEWSEXTRA - News Extra Online

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Wednesday, 25 November 2020

We Need Fresh Laws To Eliminate Violence Against Women in Nigeria - Frequencie~NEWSEXTRA




Afro Rockstar and Social Justice Crusader, Ayokanmi Oluwasegun Eyanro professionally known as Frequencie has called for introduction of fresh laws and strict implementation of existing ones to protect women and girl child against violence in Nigeria.

Frequencie made this call in a statement issued on Wednesday to mark 2020 World Day for Elimination of Violence Against.

The Nigerian born Afro Rock star noted that violence against women and girl child remain critical social problem in the country in spite of existing laws/ legislation for protection their protection.

Frequencie cited the harassment of innocent woman by a Nigerian Senator at sex toy store in Abuja, intimidation/sexual assault of female accused in police custody, promotion of permissible rape of domestic staff by their principals/children, child marriage and female genital mutilation and others act of violence against women are issues that require right legislation and laws to address.

The Wazobia crooner dominating the airwaves in North Central Nigeria noted that many states are yet to domestication Child Rights Act and introduce stiffer penalties for rape and other sexual violence offenders. 

He therefore called on National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly to consider passing fresh laws to protect women and girl child against violence.

He also urged parents to instill right values in their children to respect women and guide against attitudes/actions which might undermine the self esteem of girl child.

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