A’Ibom convicts 18 gender-based violence offenders, arrests 180

The Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Women Affairs and Agriculture, yesterday, said it has convicted 18 offenders for cases of gender-based violence and arrested over 180. The ministry listed such offenses to include rape, child abuse, molestation and wife battering. The ministry therefore called for the passage of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibited) Law in […]