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Photos: Mirabel Centre Rape and Sexual Violence Conference in Lagos

Rape and Sexual Violence Conference held yesterday, July 22, 2015 in Lagos as part of activities to mark Mirabel Centre’s 2nd year anniversary.

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Ambode declares war on rapists in Lagos

With about 760 cases of sexual assault recorded in two years and only two convictions in Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, declared war against perpetrators of rape in the state, saying ‘desist from such act or face the music.’

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14-yr-old girl raped by father inspired me to establish rehabilitation centre – Founder, Mirabel Centre

It all started in 2000, when I drafted the Domestic Violence Bill (DVB), the first of its kind in Nigeria. I went to 12 states in Nigeria to lobby its passage into law. I also went to the National Assembly. So, while I was working with Lagos State, I decided to test the bill by going to the streets to talk to people. Then, I came across a 14-year-old girl who told me a story that was so touching.

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Mirabel Centre Goodwill Ambassadors emerge against gender violence

The fight against gender-based violence received a boost recently in Lagos as Mirabel Centre, a sexual Assault Referral Centre, unveiled celebrities as Goodwill Ambassadors against gender–violence.

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Photos: Mirabel Centre Rape and Sexua...

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Rape and Sexual Violence Conference held yesterday, July 22, 2015 in Lagos as part of activities to mark Mirabel Centre’s 2nd year anniversary. See photos of the event.   A cross section of participants at the Mirabel Centre Conference on Rape and Sexual Violence held yesterday in Lagos. Tweet ! [...]

Ambode declares war on rapists in Lag...

A cross section of participants at the Mirabel Centre Conference on Rape and Sexual Violence held yesterday in Lagos.
…as Mirabel celebrates 2nd anniversary With about 760 cases of sexual assault recorded in two years and only two convictions in Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, declared war against perpetrators of rape in the state, saying ‘desist from such act or face the music.’ Making the declaration at the second anniversary of the Mirabel Se [...]

14-yr-old girl raped by father inspir...

Mirabel Centre press conference on activities marking  its 2years anniversary.
Mrs. Itoro Eze-Anaba is the founder of Mirabel Centre, a foundation set-up to provide free-of-charge rehabilitation for rape victims. For being a trend setter and with her hard work and persistence for setting-up the first rehabilitation centre for rape victims in Nigeria, she emerged one of the three finalists at the much celebrated Vlisco W [...]

Vote Itoro Eze-Anaba for VLISCO Women...

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (left) signing in support of the “No To Rape” campaign board presented by Mirabel Centre shortly after the signing of an Executive Order Establishing a Sex Offenders’ Register at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday, December 1, 2014. With are: His Deputy, Hon. (Mrs) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire (middle) and the Managing Partner, Partnership for Justice, Mirabel Centre, Itoro Eze-Anaba (right).
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 [...]

Advocacy Visit To Schools In Lagos St...

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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 [...]

Sexual Harassment Laws in Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd left) signing the Executive Order Establishing a Sex Offenders’ Register at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House Ikeja, on Monday, December 1, 2014. With him are: His Deputy, Hon. (Mrs) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire (2nd right), Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice,  Mr. Ade Ipaye (left) and the Chairman, House Committee on Works and Infrastructure, Hon. Rotimi Olowo (right).
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 [...]

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Photos: Mirabel Centre Rape and Sexual Violence Conference in Lagos

Photos: Mirabel Centre Rape and Sexual Violence Conference in Lagos

Rape and Sexual Violence Conference held yesterday, July 22, 2015 in Lagos as part of activities to [...]
Sexual Harassment Laws in Nigeria

Sexual Harassment Laws in Nigeria

Section 224 of the Criminal Code Act Laws of the Federation 2004 (offences against morality) provide[...]
Tips For Teaching Kids To Prevent Sexual Abuse

Tips For Teaching Kids To Prevent Sexual Abuse

1. Put Safety First! The safety and self-esteem of a child are more  important  than  anyone’s  emba[...]
''We Have A Duty To End Violence Against Women”

''We Have A Duty To End Violence Against Women”

I want to thank Partnership for Justice for initiating the project that brings us all here today and[...]
Speech by Prof. Wale Oke, CMD, LASUTH

Speech by Prof. Wale Oke, CMD, LASUTH

*AT THE FORMAL OPENING OF THE SEXUAL ASSAULT REFERRAL CENTER (SARC) HELD ON THE 25TH NOVEMBER, 2013[...]

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