The EU – UN Global Spotlight Initiative hosted The Survivor Summit highlighting gender based violence in tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
In partnership with the UN Women; WARIF convened a panel on “Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institutions” ; moderated by our founder, Dr Kemi DaSilva-Ibru. Impactful and stirring accounts of abuse were given by women who shared their experiences at university with such admirable resilience.
Present at the event was H.E Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President of the Fed Rep. of Nigeria as well as H.E Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, wife of the Lagos State Governor who both gave insightful speeches on the need to eradicate gender based violence in Nigeria.
Also present was Ms. Comfort Lamptey ( UN Women Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS) and Mr. Mamadou Kante (UNFPA Deputy Regional Director). .
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