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Millions Donated to Nigeria to Fight Gender Violence

ADEOLA AJAYI, EKITI

 

Nigeria facing series of unrest, sexual abuse, insecurity, corruption and ritual while the world poverty lives with us.

The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria says it has donated $750,000 to help women’s rights organisations ramp-up efforts to end Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria.

According to the news gathered by CMM on the official tweeter handle stated

The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria says it has donated $750,000 to help women’s rights organisations ramp-up efforts to end Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria.

It regretted that cases of rape and molestation increased in the country during the coronavirus pandemic.

Commenting via Twitter on Wednesday, the commission said, “Canada is pleased to announce an additional $750K for its Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project.

“The commission will partner with Action Aid Nigeria to help women’s rights organisations ramp-up efforts to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, which has worsened during COVID-19.”

See tweet:

Canada is pleased to announce an additional $750K for its Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project with @ActionAidNG to help women’s rights orgs ramp-up efforts to #EndSGBV, which has worsened during #COVID19. #WVLNigeria #CanadaDevNG pic.twitter.com/i16fFdDqQE

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