newsBauchi Magistrates Want End To Gender Violence

Bauchi Magistrates Want End To Gender Violence

-

download (24)

By; MOHAMMED KAWU, Bauchi
 
Magistrates in Bauchi State have called on stakeholders to adopt mentoring, counselling and equity among spouses and youths to end Gender Violence.
 
The magistrates made the appeal during an interactive session on Gender Violence Activism with Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Bauchi.
 
Speaking, the Chief Magistrate Court Eleven, Mrs. Shafa’u Ladan, said that counselling of spouses from early stage of marriage would reduce the menace of gender violence in the society.
 
According to her, young spouses go into marriages without having the basic knowledge and proper guidance on martial life.
 
She therefore encouraged stakeholders and elders in the society to listen and encourage spouses to open up during difficult times to address issues at the appropriate time.
 
Also speaking, the Chief Magistrate of Court Twelve, Mrs. Safiya Musa, challenged the media in setting a gender that would end such violence.
 
Mrs. Safiya Musa described the media as a vibrant tool that drives the society towards changes, urging the media to set the pace in that direction.
 
Mrs. Amina Garuba of Court Thirteen, similarly noted that mentoring was key towards ending the act of gender violence in the society.
 
According to her, youths should be mentored adequately and at early age before developing the courage in carrying out such violence.
 
Speaking on behalf of the participants, Mrs. Mairo Lasan, representing the Bauchi State Network for CSOs, said that the organization would embark on advocacy to relevant stakeholders for the review of some laws on gender violence
 
She observed that gender violence has become a trending issue globally, hence all hands must be on deck for total eradication of such acts which has led to so many deaths, injuries and psychological disorder.
 
The forum was organized by the Bauchi state government and the United States Exchange Alumni, as part of the activities to end gender violence in the state

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

2023: Engage In Aggressive Advocacy On Women Involvement In Governance In Nigeria, Minister Tasks Stakeholders

By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen on Thursday tasked stakeholders to engage in aggressive advocacy...

Nasarawa Varsity VC Commends NDLEA On Drug Fight As Agency Takes Drug War To Universities

By; SAMSON YAKI, Lafia The Vice Chancellor of Nasarawa State University Keffi, Professor Suleiman Mohammed has commended the effort of...

Ndume Hails Military Over Onslaught On Bandits In North West

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON The Senator representing Borno South at the National Assembly, Muhammed Ali Ndume has commended the military...

Gombe: Governor Inuwa Yahaya To Help Youth Harness Potentials – DG Media

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya is committed to creating environment where the younger generation can...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Kogi As A Question-mark On Our Collective Conscience

By; CHRIS MUSTAPHA NWAOKOBIA Is the young man that superintend the State of Kogi from the Lugard House in Lokoja...

NEDC Moves To Rehabilitate 84km Bauchi-Gombe Road With N32bn

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has disclosed that the federal government through the Federal Ministry of...

Must read

LG Autonomy: Dogara Urges Nigerians To Pressurize State Assemblies, Govs

By; IYOKPO J. EGBODO, Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

Kano market fire: Buhari condoles victims

  President Muhammadu Buhari conveyed his heartfelt commiserations to victims...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you