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It also aims at providing maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishments of offenders.
It is a document enacted by the #nationalassembly of the Federal republic of #Nigeria.
All in the bid to fight against #SGBV and #StampoutGBV in Nigeria.
Every 3 in 10 #Nigerian women have experienced #GBV
This is just the number attributed to the number of reported cases of Gender-based violence.
The Act provides general protections against offenses including infliction of physical injury, coercion, and all offensive conducts.
What is the VAPP Law?
VAPP stands for the Violence Against Persons Prohibition.
This Act aims to eliminate violence in private and public life, prohibiting all forms of violence against persons.