The widows protection bill

Having identified the absence of a legal framework that is targeted at widows, Almanah Foundation has prepared and submitted for consideration in the Federal House of Representatives, a bill for an Act to eliminate all forms of repressive cultural practices against widows, provide for the protection of their fundamental human rights and for other matters connected thereto, 2020.

This Bill shall be cited as Widows Protection Bill.

This Bill seeks to abolish all forms of harmful and degrading practices, engender the fundamental rights of widows, provide effective remedies for victims and promote accountability for perpetrators.
Almanah Hope Foundation shall equally commence advocacy activities to ensure that the Bill when it becomes an Act is domesticated by every State House of Assembly.


The widows protection bill
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