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University Sexual Harassment Bill not enough, we need entire culture change

NBA, WARDC seek comprehensive Sexual Harassment Bill

The first elected female chairperson of the Nigeria Bar Association, FCT Chapter, Barr. Hauwa Shekarau, and the Executive Director,  Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center, WARDC, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, have called for a more comprehensive Sexual Harassment Bill that would enable Nigeria to tackle the rampant cases of sexual harassment more realistically. 

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Sexual Harassment: Dons call for improved policies in varsities

Sexual Harassment Bill: Women groups demand speedy Presidential Assent

Applaud Senate’s passage By Chioma Obinna, Ebunoluwa Sessou, Victoria Ojeme, and Alex Kola Folorunso The National Centre for Women Development, NCWD, has commended the Nigerian Senate over the Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill. The Director-General of the NCWD, Mary Ekpere-Eta, applauded the lawmakers and described the passage of the Bill as a poignant moment in the
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Sheathe Your Swords, Omene Plead with Omo Agege, Ogboru

Sexual Harrassment bill bounces back in the Senate

By Henry Umoru, Abuja A  bill seeking to stop sexual abuse of female students in the nation’s tertiary institutions was yesterday reintroduced in the Senate for consideration and subsequent passage. The bill,  christened: ” Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill, 2019, sponsored by Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo -Agege, APC,
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Sexual Harassment ‎Bill: A Step In The Right Direction

The history of sexual harassment dates back to the pre-colonial era when women were accorded little or no rights whatsoever – they were often married out against their wish, sacrificed as virgins or married to deities where they became ready sexual preys to the chief priests or custodians of such deities. While these repressive and degrading habits have abated following the introduction of Western education, it is unfortunate that the inhuman practice has not only crept into our citadels of learning but has continued to assume worrisome proportions to the consternation of parents and education authorities in the country alike.

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