Peace Ambassadors task world leaders on laws to protect women against violence

Global Peace Ambassadors have emphasised on the need for world leaders to enact laws targeted at protection of women from violence.
They made this demand last weekend in Abuja at an event to honour global peace and humanitarian champions, organised by Excellence One, Soccer for Peace Foundation, Center for Grass root Development among others

Speaking, Co- Founder and African Representative, Global Peace and Humanitarian Awards, Ozuem Esiri urged the government and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to do more in promoting humanitarian services to ameliorate the pains of violence survivors.

According to Esiri, the greatest challenge faced by the body was that of getting support from people and organisations to complement their efforts in reaching out to victims.

Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, who said women deserve the best and should be protected, stressed the need for world leaders to make deliberate laws to protect women, maintaining that they are builders of homes and the fabric which the nation thrives.

Identifying women as the worst hit in terms of violence, Pam said the ugly development was more prevalent in domestic violence which he noted had taken its tolls on the lives of innocent, harmless and hardworking women.

cause I have come to realise that it is more or less a calling of a kind.

“Without sounding immodest, we were instrumental to the de-escalation of the crisis in Southern Kaduna in 2020, we also held peace intervention meetings with Christian Leaders in Lagos, Enugu among others in 2021 and held strategic meetings with different Youth organisations ENDSARS Protest.

“It is indeed important to state that the more we achieve global peace, the better for our nations.
“Therefore, I join the United Nations in celebrating the International Day for the elimination of violence, against women and remembrance of victims of warfare.

Forner Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh regretted that despite the progress of civilisation and education, women around the world are still being subjected to domestic violence.

Acknowledging the effort of the government and civil right groups in combating violence against women, Boroh stressed the need for more intense and massive national orientation effort targeted at placing women folks at the heart of national development.

“Women hold a sacred place in every civilisation, for they inspire men or the male folk with the inspiration to build, create and enjoy life,” he said.

Those honoured with Global Peace and Humanitarian awards at the event included: ” NCPC Executive Secretary, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam(Interfaith and peace development), Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara (Lead





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