Men in Zamfara have been enjoined to fear God and shun violence against women.
State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs Zainab Lawal Gummi stated this at the celebration of (16) of Activism against gender-based violence in Gusau the Zamfara State capital.
Gummi observed that due to the degenerating condition, there have been reported cases of violence against women, housewives, and rest
She warned husbands who cannot afford to manage wives beyond what he can’t to desist from doing so to minimize the degenerating condition.
In a goodwill message, a representative of HSCL ACE 3, USAID funded project and the lead implementation partner supporting HIV program in Zamfara state. Hajiya Faiza Labaran sensitize people on the importance of knowing their HIV status and ensuring linkage to care and treatment among the ones diagnosed HIV Positive to the 13 supported health facilities in Zamfara state.
She stressed on the need for the people to stop stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV.
She also pleaded for people to stop violence among women and girls and to report all GBV cases to the facilities for access to care and treatment support.
The 2022 16 Days of Activism was organized by the state Ministry of Women and Children Affairs with Health System Consults Limited-Accelerating Control of HIV Epidemics in Nigeria, Cluster 3-Zamfara (HSCL ACE‐3)