A Non Governmental Organisation, Community Advancement Initiative for Self Reliance (CAISR), has urged stakeholders to eradicate all forms of violence against women and children in the country. The national Coordinator CAISR, Mrs Eni Ayeni made the appeal while addressing women at a one day sensitization workshop organized by the CAISR in partnership with Lawyers Alert, an NGO fighting for the right of women in the country.
Speaking on the topic: “Women Suffering Violence: Evidenced and Rights Based Intervention” Mrs Ayeni said collective efforts by government at all levels would help in eliminating violence against women.
She noted that the workshop was organized to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence. Mrs Ayeni who bemoaned the rate at which women right have been inimically violated in our society said all hands must be on deck to guide against the act.
Also speaking, a representative of the Lawyers Alert, Mr Bamidele Jacob expressed their readiness to give necessary support to whosoever might have been cheated, saying their organization was saddled with the responsibility of defending women’s right.
Jacob also advised women to speak up whenever they are having challenges, saying women should be encouraged to speak up when they witness events of violence.
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