Nigeria's Progress Slow in Fight Against Gender-Based Violence

November 28, 2019 04:31 PM
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Nigerian authorities this week launched the first nationwide register of sex offenders and held a candlelight procession in the capital, Abuja, to raise awareness and work to prevent violence against women. While they welcomed these as steps forward, women's rights activists and victims of gender-based violence note Nigeria has a poor record of prosecution. Timothy Obiezu reports from Abuja.