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Journalist pledge to get involved in GBV elimination

….Neem Foundation partners with journalist to abolish Gender based violence and share concern and responses.

Being Adamawa state within the period of January 2021 to May 2022 reportedly record 659 cases from the 21 LGA’s with the higher occuring GBV pandemic at Yola North, Numan, Yola South, Demsa and Girei of Adamawa state, Neem Foundation with the support of Spotlight Initiative, EU, UNFPA and Others host a Roundtable dialogue with Journalist to to raise awareness on GBV Concerns and Responses in Yola.

Being Media a key star player in eliminating GBV, the Roundtable discuss sight to advocate for improvement of public funding for GBV at the state and federal level and specific budget to support GBV in relevant ministries department and agencies, advocate for establishment of more designation courts for gender based violence cases to facilitate speedy access to justice, Advocacy for establishment of more sexual assault and referral centers and one stop centers for timely holistic GBV response service. Had withness the presence of journalist from contrasting media outlets, members of non governmental organization and lots more.

The host further urge any victim when scared of threatening, intimidation or harassment to Break the Silence by reporting any form of GBV to call the following helpline 08002200100.

The discussion session of with last for about 6 hour, has come to a conclusion of which the participants from different bodies pledge to get involved in elimination of gender based violence.

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