Kano women advocate stiffer penalities against rapists, others


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By Bashir Bello

KANO—Women Peace Council in Dala Local government Area of Kano State has joined calls for stiffer penalties against perpetrators of Gender Based Violence to serve as deterrent to others who might have intention of committing same crimes.

The Council’s Women Development Officer, Fatima Muhammad made the call during a town hall meeting organized by Women Peace Council under the Community Initiative to Promote Peace (CIPP) to acquaint women in the area with the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act 2015.

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