Celebrities in the entertainment industry have teamed up with Global Rights, an international human rights organisation to start a campaign to discontinue sexual violence in the country.
The celebrities were officially announced recently as celebrity ambassadors at a press briefing in Lagos.
The ambassadors are Tope Tedela, Ego Boyo, Bose Oshin, Aramide, DavidB and Charles Granville.
These celebrities would be lending their voices to promote awareness in order to combat the crime of sexual violence in our society.
The selected ambassadors, having been actively involved in advocacy campaigns against all forms of violence over time are meticulous about influencing Nigerian populace the entertainment industry by making an alliance with Global Rights in a bid to curb the raging menace.
According to sexual violence facts, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 10 boys would have experienced sexual violence before they turn 18 and only about 5% of these victims would get to receive any opportune help.
Global Rights was founded as an international organisation in 1978 and has a sterling reputation as a human rights organization.
The organisation has worked in partnership with local activists to “build grass roots movements which promote and protect the rights of populations marginalized because of gender, ethnicity, race, socio-economic status or disability”.
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