SGVB: NGO Sensitises Zamfara communities on access to justice

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Gusau, Zamfara.

A Zamfara-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Voluntary Aid Initiative (VAI) on Thursday sensitised four communities in the state on access to justice to address Sexual Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).

The State Executive Director of VAI, Mr Musa Umar,  made this known while speaking to newsmen in Gusau.

Umar said VAI conducted the sensitisation in collaboration with UKaid-funded NGO, International Alert under a project: “Promoting Stability, Access to Justice and Accountability”.

He said that the sensitisation took place in Tsafe, Bilbis, Birnin Magaji and Nasarawa-Godel communities under Birnin Magaji and Tsafe Local Government Areas of the state.

According to him, the title of the sensitisation is: “Campaign for increased Access to Justice by Addressing the Barriers”.

He said: “We appreciate the turn-out of the participants during the activities in all the four communities.

“We expect them to step down the messages to their respective communities and localities,” he said.

Umar called on stakeholders in the state to continue to collaborate as a team in sensitising communities in the fight against SGBV. 

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