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Indecent Assault

Indecent assault, also known as groping is the most common forms of sexual assault worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) published in an article in 2017 that globally, about 1 in 3 (35%) of women have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their

By Princess Ndom, ago
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CULTURE AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Gender-based violence is prevalent all over the world. It is alarming to know that women and children form as the dominant victims of abuse. It is prudent for everyone to understand that, gender-based violence is not only a societal issue but a world issue. Efforts by NGOs/CSOs, government, gender-activists, etc

By Puplampu Joshua, ago
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Ending Female Genital Mutilation with Maps.

One of the prevalent acts of gender-based violence across Africa is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). It is defined as the cutting of the female genitalia for cultural or religious reasons. Perpetrators are emboldened by some primitive cultural beliefs that were used in the olden days (especially in rural areas) to

By Puplampu Joshua, ago