Posted by in News on April 4, 2016

Addressing Cultural Values, Solution to Sexual Assault – Inspector-General

Nigeria: The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has called on all stakeholders to take proactive measures to address cultural values and norms that support and tolerate sexual assault in the country.

According to him, a purpose driven framework that could fit into peculiar social, cultural and religious context must be developed to confront the challenges of sexual assaults, but added that the responsibility for eradicating sexual violence rests with all communities and the entire nation.  He stated that sexual violence and assaults were preventable but required concerted efforts because of the complexity of their nature, adding that there should be a national collaboration so as to create a hostile environment for sexual assault perpetrators.

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Source: AllAfrica

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