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Lagos Government Records 2,334 Cases of Domestic Violence

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Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has said that 2,334 cases of domestic violence and four deaths were recorded in the State in the last six months.

A statement issued on Tuesday by the Agency’s Supervisor, Virtual Response and Referral Service, Henry Okafor, noted that the state government has commenced proactive measures to curb the cases, with advocacy engagement which is extended to Schools.

The statement revealed that the government has introduced family therapy, social media engagement and empowered over 200 women who were victims of the violence in an attempt to address the issues.

Written by: Helen Obih

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