The Australian Embassy supported a projection on Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Women and Children through the Violence against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 (VAPP Act).
The project was implemented in Abuja, Ekiti and Lagos States from February, 2016 till December, 2016.
The project centered on two cardinal areas which includes
- Societal awareness on the provisions of the VAPP Act/Law through radio discussions and airing of jingles developed to popularize the provisions of the GBV Law in Ekiti and prohibition of Domestic Violence Law in Lagos State.
- Free Legal Representation for 45 indigent women and children within the ambit of the laws