Kano — Kano State chapter of the Interna-tional Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has called for the speedy passage of the bill prohibiting violence against persons. In a statement signed by its chairperson, Maryam Ahmad Sabo, FIDA said passage of the bill would help to protect women. "We are making a clarion call to all stakeholders (parents/guardians, police, Civil Society Organizations and government) to work hard to ensure safety and protection of women and children against abuse."
Daily Trust (Abuja)
Nigeria: Female Lawyers Seek Speedy Passage of Bill On ViolenceBy Halima Musa, 12 December 2012
Copyright © 2012 Daily Trust. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.
AllAfrica aggregates and indexes content from over 130 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources, who are responsible for their own reporting and views. Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica.