PRESIDENCY, FCT MINISTRY SET UP DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESPONSE TEAM

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[Abuja]–The Presidency in partnership with the Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have joined forces to establish the FCT Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (Team) to holistically tackle domestic and sexual violence across the federal capital.

This revelation is contained in an Aso Villa Medium post published today.

The team inaugurated by Mallam Muhammad Bello, the Honourable Minister of the FCT, is aimed at improving economic, social support, criminal justice and health outcomes for victims of domestic and sexual violence in the FCT.

“The Gender-based Violence Referral Centre is based at the Social Development Secretariat, Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts and Culture, Area 10 (UTC), Garki, Abuja, FCT.

“The Team comprises the most relevant agencies in the fight against domestic and sexual violence from both the private and public sectors, drawing on their expertise and international best practices to ensure greater coordination in the response to the problem.” It read.




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