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LAGOS COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR GOOD PARENTING, STIFFER PENALTIES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Bolaji Dada has called for good parenting and the enactment of stiffer penalties, including death sentence and castration as drastic measures, among others, to address the increasing rate of rape cases and other forms of sexual abuse in the country.  The Commissioner disclosed this while speaking at a colloquium organised by …

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LASG RESTATES COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT WIDOWS

Lagos State Government has affirmed that it will take deliberate steps to ameliorate the challenges confronting widows in the State, through friendly policies and women-tailored empowerment initiatives.  The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Mrs. Bolaji Dada made the pledge on Tuesday during the commemoration of Y2020 International Widows Day at a low-key event held at JJT Park, …

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LAGOS DECRIES RATE OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, SOLICITS RESIDENTS’ SUPPORT

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, renewed its call against all forms of abuse and domestic violence. Speaking during a Sensitisation Campaign organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), which kicked off at the JJT Park, Alausa, the Honourable Commissioner, Mrs. Bolaji Dada decried the increasing rate of rape and other gender-based violence in recent times, …

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LASG FLAGS OFF 2019 WAPA CONNECT CONFERENCE

…Restates Commitment To Women, Girl Child Empowerment Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Bolaji Dada on Thursday flagged off the Year 2019 WAPA Connect Conference for Professionals, Political groups, Faith-based Religious groups and other categories of women in the State. The Conference, tagged “Women Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development” and organised by the State …

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LASG FLAGS OFF SKILLS ACQUISITION PROGRAMME TO TRAIN GIRLS IN FURNITURE UPHOLSTERY

… Reiterates Commitment To Women, Youth Empowerment The Lagos State Government on Thursday reiterated the unwavering commitment of the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to continually implement initiatives targeted at empowering women and youths to become useful and responsible citizens. Speaking at the commencement of the Girls’ Skill Up Program of Jaebee Furniture aimed at training 10,000 girls in furniture upholstery, …

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FLAG OFF OF GIRLS SKILL UP PROGRAM (LADY UPHOLSTERERS TRAINING)

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