Country Nigeria
Year 2006
Type of Measure Work with public private sectors > Military
Form of Violence Sexual harassment, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Officers in the Force also underwent human rights training to enable them uphold women's rights as human rights in their dealings with the public, especially in cases related to violence and sexual harassments.  This programme is expected to be launched in the paramilitary outfits to further address the issue of violence against women and inequalities.

Source of Information

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