Lagos Handles 10,007 Domestic, Sexual Violence Cases In Two Years

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Lagos Handles 10,007 Domestic, Sexual Violence Cases In Two Years

The Lagos State Government, through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), has handled 10,007 domestic and sexual violence cases in two years.

Chairman of DSVRT and Lagos State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, disclosed this on Wednesday at a press conference in Ikeja to commemorate the Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Month.

He said the recorded domestic, sexual, gender and non-gender based violence cases were perpetrated against adults and children.

Onigbanjo disclosed that since May 2019, the DSVRT attended to an average of 150 new cases monthly, adding that the team provided a coordinated response and created unprecedented levels of collaboration among professionals working to end sexual and gender-based violence in the state.

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