Women have marched through the city of Kano, to protest against the “rising cases of rape”. The demonstrators, who included lawyers and religious leaders, demand that the authorities do more to protect young children and ensure that culprits are brought to justice.
About 30 cases of rapes are reported weekly in the state, lawyer Husaina Aliyu Ibrahim told me.
A mother of a 13-year-old says her daughter is still suffering from trauma and psychological stigma since she was raped by a 35-year-old man last January.
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