Rape: Proposed Bill Against Stigmatisation Of Victims Passes 2nd Reading

A proposed bill to prohibit the stigmatisation of victims of rape and insurgency has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate. This comes after the debate on the general principles of the bill which was sponsored by Sani Musa (Niger-APC) during Wednesday’s plenary. The bill as proposed is titled; “A Bill for an Act to Prohibit the Stigmatisation of Victims of Rape and Insurgency in order to encourage victims of rape to testify in court and victims of insurgency to be reintegrated into the community of his or choice.” Leading…

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