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Nigeria: Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 67th Session, 3-21 July 2017

, Index number: AFR 44/6430/2017

In this submission Amnesty International focuses on the following issues: Legislative measures taken by Nigeria to ensure the protection of the rights of women and girls: Gender based violence resulting from displacements and armed conflict: Forced evictions which led to the disproportionate loss of livelihoods for women, and gender based violence and, finally, the use of rape and other forms of sexual violence by the police.

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