Mrs Nonye Soludo, wife of the Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has condemned the increasing rate of violence against women in society.She said wife battering; girlchild abuse and other violence act against women were condemnable, stressing that would not be tolerated in Anambra under her watch .She urged the public to join hands with Government to fight pockets of violence against girls and women in the state.She stated this on Tuesday in Awka through the office of the Commissioner of women’s Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Ify Obinabo during a courtesy visit by the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) led by Mrs Frankly Onyekachi.She said government would look into degrees of violence against women and girls in the state and document them for action.She said government through the ministry had planned various programmes that would sensitise women across the state on their core areas of needs and development.She said,”Women are urged to take responsibilities of quality child raising in their families in order to produce responsible and patriotic people for society.“Women as home builders are to be properly educated and enlightened on their expectations to assist to build a good home and society as well.“We are to enlighten women that giving out their children in marriage is for procreation and not as product sold out. Every girlchild married should be welcomed home if the need arises,” she stated.


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