(PHOTOS) Nigerians Protest Rising Rape, Sexual Assault Cases

Group of protesters on Friday stormed the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in Abuja, and police command in Lagos simultaneously in protest against the rising spate of rape, sexual violence, assault against women and incest in the country.

The protesters demanded a declaration of state-of-emergency on gender-based violence in the country.

They further challenged the police and other security agencies to devise effective strategies to checkmate the rising cases of sexual assault in Nigeria and to force systemic action against Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria.

The protests were triggered by the recent rape and killing of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, Miss Bello Barakat amongst others,

The protest was organised by TechHerNG, Girl Child Africa, Connected Development, EiE Nigeria, Stand To End Rape, SilverChipFox, Yiaga Africa, Dorothy Njemanze Foundation, and Education as a Vaccine.

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