Group trains 20 women leaders on GBV in Yobe

The Muslim Sisters Organization of Nigeria Yobe state Chapter has continued to champion the cause of fighting Gender Base Violence with another round of training of twenty local women network leaders on GBV and related issues.

The one day training of the GBV community actors conducted by the MSON was aimed at building the capacity of participants in areas of proper management of gender based violence (GBV)cases in their various domains.

Blueprint reports that the project is sponsored by the government of Japan and supported by UN Women

The Executive Director of the MSON Yobe state chapter ,Hajiya Magajiya Mohammed Kellumi, charged the participants to be actively engage in contributing to reduction of GBV and SGBV and other forms of violence perpetrated against women,girls and children in the society.

The project Coordinator, Yusuf Imam Kagara, observed that the organization deems it necessary to implement the programme , considering the rate of number of GBV cases been recorded in the state.

The Lead facilitator , Musa Mohammed, took time to explained the seven factors contributing to GBV which includes:Sex ,gender, power, violence ,consent ,informed consent and Human rights.
participants Asma’i Adamu ,and Jummai Baba Dauda pledged to step down the knowledge acquired to the rightful actors in their communities.