World Population Day: NGO Calls On FG to Provide For the Needs of Women and Girls

World Population Day: NGO Calls On FG to Provide For the Needs of Women and Girls

In commemoration of the World population day, DevComs in collaboration with TCI has urged the Federal Government to provide for the needs of Women and girls in line with this year’s World Population Day.

The statement signed by Fausiat Bakare-Balogun stated that it is imperative that the government should provide adequate protection against adversity arising from the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on sexual and reproductive health needs of women and girls in the country.

According to her, “evidence has shown that the pandemic has made women and girls more vulnerable with dire consequences including sexual violence, rape, unplanned pregnancies, and various other hazards including loss of lives.

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