NAWOJ FCT marks one year in office synergize with National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons(NCFRM) to Curb Gender Based Violence in Nigeria.
Covid19 pandemic is said to have contributed immensely to increase in Sexual and Gender Based Violence, especially against women and girls in Nigeria.
As part of activities to celebrate its one year in office and commemorate the 2021 16 Days of Activism, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ FCT and the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRM are to intensify efforts towards elimination of all forms of violence against women
The Hon. Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees Migrant and Internally Displaced Persons, Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, made the assertions during a courtesy visit by the Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) FCT Chapter, and other Civil Society Groups in Abuja.
The Commissioner who condemned all sorts of Gender Based Violence and abuse in the country,commended the efforts of NAWOJ and other Civil Society Groups in their efforts to fight gender based violence.
While wishing NAWOJ FCT more fruitful years in office,Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim reiterated the commitment of the commission through its humane and strategic approach in eliminating all forms of violence against the citizens.
In her remarks, the Chairperson NAWOJ FCT,Comrade Annah Daniel who pledged more proactive repositioning in NAWOJ FCT, stressed the need for concerted efforts by the stakeholders and CSOs in curbing the menace of violence against women.
Comrade Daniel also applauded the Laudable initiatives of the Federal Commissioner in curbing gender based violence in the society,expressed optimism that with the already established relationship with the commission,more effective measures that would better the lives of women in IDPs camps are under way.
Highpoints of the event was the decoration of the Honourable Commissioner with NAWOJ FCT muffler by Comrade Annah Daniel