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GBV: CITAD Trains Another 20 Champions in Kano

The Gender Officer, Centre for Information Technology and Development, ( CITAD), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Mrs. Zainab Aminu has described Gender Violence as malicious and harmful act, posing serious threat to the general well-being of human societies, calling on stakeholders to collaborate with a view to fighting the scourge.

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Speaking to Journalists at  2-day training for 20 Champions of Gender Based Violence in Kano, Aminu said the aim of the training was to curtail the menace in society.

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She, however stated that, GBV is an unfortunate act where perpetrators directed at individuals or group of people.

The Officer stated that the 20 Champions were selected from various communities in Kano state.

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“Ambassadors selected will be empowered to conduct step-down training in their respective communities as well as making a powerful advocacy visit to key relevant stakeholders,”

“The champions also comprised of both men and women, including People Living With Disabilities.”

She noted that CITAD will continue sensitizing the general public against the scourge, stressing that, it will not rest on its oars until GVB is drastically reduced.

Zainab Aminu explained that the training is sponsored by Centre for Information and Development (CITAD) with support from Ford Foundation.

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She, However stated that the training was the 3rd set, “This is the 3rd set of individuals being trained to advocate against GBV, the first and second batch, comprising of 40 individuals each.

Also speaking on behalf of Champions,  Rose Steven thanked CITAD for the training.

She stated readiness to step down what they learnt in their various communities.



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