"Gender-based Violence Has Huge Losses", DSG Amina Mohammed
25 November 2019
The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed has stated that “rape and other forms of gender-based violence have huge economic, social and political losses."
The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed has stated that “rape and other forms of gender-based violence have huge economic, social and political losses to individuals, households and nation states and continue to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development and peace.”
She was speaking at a joint press briefing on the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign tagged Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape and held on 25 November 2019 in Abuja.
At the press briefing were Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline K. Tallen, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Women’s Affairs, Sen. Betty Apiafi and the UN Women Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ms. Comfort Lamptey.
UN entities involved in this initiative
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women