The Law and VAW

Posted by in News on March 4, 2015

Nigeria: Violence Against Women – Time to Pass Bill

Nigeria: The Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill, first introduced in 2003 and re-introduced in 2007 and 2011, seeks among…

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Posted by in News on December 5, 2014

Tanzania sees surge in girls reporting rape and kidnapping

Tanzania: A surge in reports of rape, torture and kidnapping of girls in Tanzania shows that the introduction of specialist…

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Posted by in News on April 22, 2014

Namibia: Will Longer Prison Sentences for GBV Help?

People convicted of gender-based violence should certainly be severely punished, and in general it seems that they are. However, harsher…

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