1000 cases of gender based violence reported in Kano – NHRC

The Zonal Office, National Human Rights Commission, Kano State says it received over 1000 complaints of Gender-Based Violence between January to November 2020.

The Zonal Coordinator of the Commission, Barrister Shehu Abdullahi, disclosed this when the commission paid a courtesy visit to the Kano State Chief Judge Justice Nuraddeen Sagir in his office.

Our correspondent reports that the visit was to seek the collaboration of the Chief Judge on the 16 days of activism embarked on by the commission to end the gender-based violence in Kano and Nigeria at large.

Barrister Shehu pointed out that the number of Gender-Based Violence Cases in Kano State rose to over 1000 despite the lock down period which restricted public from movement.

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