Country Nigeria
Year 2020
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Launch of the National Gender Based Violence Data Collation Tool, the first of its kind, to ease the dearth of GBV data in the country, with directives that every partner and stakeholders use the tool to collate and submit GBV data to the Federal Ministry for effective coordination and planning in 2020. Till date (12 May 2022), 6,668 cases of GBV in the 6 sates have been reported with 33 perpetrators convicted, 305 closed cases and 1,524 open cases.


Source of Information

The Government of Nigeria's submission for the 2022 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls

Harnessing the Power of Data for Gender-Based Violence Prevention and response in Nigeria