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Dame Tallen Reveals that NAPTIP prosecuted 2,100 cases of gender-based violence in 2020

Dame Tallen Reveals that NAPTIP prosecuted 2,100 cases of gender-based violence in 2020

Over 2,100 sexual and gender-based violence cases were prosecuted by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in 2020. Dame Pauline Tallen, Minister of Women Affairs, said this in Abuja on Saturday during the presentation of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) VAPP Act 2015 implementation report. She explained that the data was gotten from the Nigeria Police Force, adding that there were 155 convictions on sexual and gender-based violence cases in the country. The report noted that between 2019 and 2020, there was an increase in sexual and gender-based violence all over the country between 2019…
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