May 19, 2024
Lagos Opens Shelter For Survivors Of Domestic Violence
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Lagos Opens Shelter For Survivors Of Domestic Violence

The Lagos State government, through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, (DSVA), has opened “Eko Haven,” a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. 

The initiative forms part of the state government’s commitment to ensuring support is provided for survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.

At the opening, the DSVA Executive Secretary, Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, disclosed that the shelter located in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos, is a 30-bed-space capacity set up to provide immediate shelter services to high-risk survivors of domestic violence.

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The Executive Secretary described the shelter as the State government’s prompt response to ensuring the preservation of life, safety, stability, empowerment and reintegration of survivors back into society.

Mrs Vivour-Adeniyi assured victims and survivors of domestic violence that they are not alone and there is help accessible. 

The DSVA can be reached on zero-eight-triple-zero-triple-three-triple-three (08000 333 333) or at their office located at Nobel House, Plot A, Otunba Jobi Fele Way, Central Business District. Alausa.

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