We Have Treated 500 Cases Of Sexual Violence, Kaduna North PHC Staff Opens Up

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By; VICTOR DAZANG, Kaduna

Over five hundred cases of sexual violence have been treated at Primary Healthcare Center Unguwar Rimi, Kaduna North Local Government Area from 2018 to date.

A staff of the center, Hauwa Ahmed stated this while presenting a paper titled Medical Statistics and Perspective organized by Unguwar Rimi Community in collaboration with Women Skills Initiative held in Kaduna.

She explained that three hundred and fifteen were female while two hundred and nine were male all from the ages of ten to twenty four.

Hauwa Ahmed further explained that twelve female and ten male victims were tested HIV positive out of the number.

She lamented that the cases are from two communities of Unguwar Rimi and Unguwar Kudu all under Kaduna North local government area.

Also speaking on cases of rape on religious point of view, Shiekh Musa Tanimu and his counterpart Reverend Sani Chindu Takura advised the societies to assist in addressing the menace.

They also encouraged parents to accord the same priority given to western education to religious studies of their children.

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