Human Rights Groups In Nigeria
Disability Right Advocacy Center recently held a rally for sexual and gender-based violence awareness in Abuja. The event which kicked off at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, took place on November 29, 2018. Read more on the story.
Legit.ng has gathered that some women who reportedly pretend to be blind have been arrested in Anambra state. The were also accused of allegedly using children who are not theirs to beg people for money. Read on Legit.ng.
Ajisafe Olusola, the comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Katsina state said that the force has rescued a 23-year-old girl from human traffickers who tricked her with promises of a better life abroad.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has launched an app that allows people to report suspected cases of human trafficking. According to the agency, the app is called iReport.
The NHRC said that there would be public hearing or interface on operations of SARS, the enactment of the Anti-Torture Act 2017 by the National Assembly as a response to outcries about torture across the country, among others.
Cute photos kids of Land of Hope Children Center celebrating World Day Against Child Labour in Eket. Here's how the young generation came together to stand up for their rights with a strong message. Read on Legit.ng.