[NEWS] BURATAI PROMISES TO STABILISE SECURITY SITUATION IN BIRNIN GWARI, ZAMFARA SOON

 

THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT UNDER THE AEGIS OF THE LAGOS STATE DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESPONSE TEAM (DSVRT) HAS COMMENCED ITS “LAGOS SAYS NO TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE”, IN ITS EFFORT TO ADDRESS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE.

 

DSVRT COORDINATOR, TITILOLA VIVOUR-ADENIYI IN A STATEMENT ON TUESDAY, SAYS STAFF OF SOME MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES WERE RECENTLY ENGAGED ON SEVERAL RELATED ISSUES INCLUDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT, STEPS TO TAKE TO REPORT, THE ROLE OF CORPORATE ORGANIZATIONS IN ENSURING SAFE SPACES AND THE IMPACT OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT SOME OF WHICH INCLUDE DEPRESSION, POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.

 

WHILE ENCOURAGING CORPORATE ORGANISATIONS TO HAVE STRUCTURES IN PLACE FOR REPORTING, SHE, HOWEVER, REITERATED THAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS A CRIME AND THE STATE GOVERNMENT RESERVES A RIGHT TO INTERVENE.