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SGBV: People anticipating rape, violence can get court protection order, says Ikra Foundation 
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SGBV: People anticipating rape, violence can get court protection order, says Ikra Foundation 

By Charly Agwam - Bauchi Ikra Foundation for Women and Youth Development has said that people who anticipate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) against them can get court order from judges, under the VAPP law. Speaking with journalists during the weekend in Bauchi, Ikra's Country Executive Director, Amina Garuba Ahmed also called for a special court for cases relating to SGBV for speedy dispensation of justice for vulnerable people. "A protection order is one that can be gotten from the court by an SGBV survivor or any person that anticipates any form of violence that is captured under that VAPP law. Such individual can go to the court to get an order from the judge, protecting from any anticipated violence, like rape, physical abuse and the like. "Most of the challenges we ...