by Egbilika, Josiah
The permanent Secretary, Rivers State Ministry of Women Affairs, Barrister (Mrs.) Uchechukwu Uriri has praised the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (#cehrd) in her fight to ensure the reduction of Gender Based Violence in Rivers State. This was made known during the Training of Rivers State Violence Against Persons (Prohibitions) [VAPP] Law Enforcement Institutions organized by CEHRD on the 7th of April, 2022.
The Barrister whose passion is to see that women and persons in general are no longer maltreated decried the level of Gender Based Violence in the society. Recounting on the works of the Rivers State Ministry of Women Affairs – RSMWA on GBV, Barrister Uriri narrated touching stories of inhuman activities melted on women by their spouses or partners. She emphasized the need for collaborations towards fighting GBV in Rivers State. “There have been a lot of reports on our table. We get those reports (Referring to GBV) almost every day. And as an institution, we are doing our bit to ensure justice for the victims/survivours”
Barrister Uchechukwu Uriri calls for more collaborations between Service Providers and promised to work with #CEHRD towards the fight on GBV. #cehrd is committed to the fight against #GBV and any form of violence against persons including Persons Living With Disabilities (#PLWD)
#cehrd is glad that her project: “Enhancing Prevention and Response towards Gender Based Violence in Rivers State” is affecting lives positively. #cehrd appreciates #EuropeanUnion for the support.