Itoro Eze-Anaba, Managing Partner, Partnership for Justice, has been nominated for the VLISCO Women’s Month Award 2015.
Itoro established the Mirabel Centre, the first Sexual Assault Referral Centre in Nigeria which since inception in 2013 has provided free counselling and medical treatment to over 570 women and boys.
File: Lagos State [...]
Partnership for Justice organized series of advocacy visits to different public schools in the state to create awareness about rape and sexual assault and services provided at the Mirabel Centre.
Data/statistics at the centre showed that over 80% of the survivors of rape and sexual assault are within the ages of 11-15.
This information led to [...]
Section 224 of the Criminal Code Act Laws of the Federation 2004 (offences against morality) provides that: any person who -
1) By threats or intimidation of any kind procures a woman or girl to have unlawful carnal connection with a man, either in Nigeria or elsewhere; or
2) By any false pretence procures a woman or girl to have unlawful car [...]
Women’s advocates around the world work to further women’s right to be free from sexual harassment. Critical to these efforts to combat sexual harassment has been the growing recognition of sexual harassment as a form of violence against women which violates women’s human rights. States are obligated [...]
Over the last twenty years, laws prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace or school have defined the term to include part or all of the following conduct:
*Unwelcome or unwanted verbal,non-verbal, physical or visual conduct based on sex or of asexual nature.
* The acceptance or rejection of which affects an individua [...]
The Centre works closely with the following Partners:
Ministry of Health and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital(LASUTH).
The Mirabel Centre is located at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Ikeja. The location in which the centre is housed was graciously authorized by the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Dr. Olajide [...]