Teenage boys, girls raped in Nigeria daily- Sexual violence report reveals

A new report on sexual violence against minors have revealed that over 60 percent of rape victims in Nigeria were toddlers and teenagers.

the report signed by the Country Director, Pathfinder International, Dr. Farouk Jega, was released in Abuja at the 5th Network Meeting of Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) organised by the British Council’s Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) and the European Union (EU).

Jega, who was represented by the Technical Adviser on Gender, Pathfinder International, Ms. Favour Adam, said the statistics collated at SARC shows that 60 percent of rape survivors are children from 0-14 years.

“Also, we gathered that not only girls are being raped even boys at a percentage of 15-20″, she said.

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