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Domestic Violence: Govt To Introduce Counselling For Intending Couples

Domestic Violence: Govt To Introduce Counselling For Intending Couples

Domestic Violence: Govt To Introduce Counselling For Intending Couples

Domestic Violence: Govt To Introduce Counselling For Intending Couples

The Lagos State Government has expressed readiness to introduce compulsory marital effectiveness preparatory counseling for intending couples in the state to ensure they are proactively informed about domestic and sexual violence.

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The Executive Secretary, of Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, disclosed this, according to a statement on Tuesday, during a one-day engagement program of all state marriage registrars, organized by the agency in conjunction with the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

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 “At least 60 percent of survivors of domestic violence who had contracted their marriage under the Matrimonial Causes Act, saw the abusive signs of their intending spouse but still proceeded with the union which has therefore become expedient for marriage registrars to provide professional support to intending couples,” she said.

Domestic Violence: Govt To Introduce Counselling For Intending Couples

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government, Mrs. Kikelomo Sanyaolu, who was represented by the Director of Local Government, Mr. Razak Amodu, commended DSVA and expressed the ministry’s readiness to proactively tackle domestic violence in the state

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In his remarks, the National President of Local Government Marriage Registrars, Mr. Deji Sokeye, restated the group’s commitment to embracing the initiative to counsel intending couples.


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