April 19, 2024
Lagos Govt. Receives 5,624 Sexual, Gender Based Violence Cases In One Year
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Lagos Govt. Receives 5,624 Sexual, Gender Based Violence Cases In One Year

The Lagos State Government, through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), says it received a total of 5,624 Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases in one year.

Ms Titilayo Shitta-Bey, the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, made this known on Thursday in Ikeja, at the media briefing to commemorate the Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Month, being the month of September.

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Shitta-Bey, who was represented by the Executive Secretary, DSVA, Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, said that from August last year to July 2023, the agency received the cases via the Virtual Referral and Response Service (VRRS) and Physical report.

She said that the agency now receives an average of 250 clients on a monthly basis.

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