Country Nigeria
Year 2011
Type of Measure Perpetrators Programme
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The prison system in Nigeria is presently undergoing positive reforms especially in the area of rehabilitation of offenders to ensure that they do not return to their previous way of life after serving their term.  Currently, once released from prison, offenders are counseled, empowered by way of capacity building and assisted to acquire the right skills that will facilitate their reintegration into the society.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Nigeria to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011