Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency

LAGOS DSVA
About us

We respond as a group and in a timely fashion to the various needs of domestic & sexual violence survivors...

Our mission is to provide sensitive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence while promoting healthy relationships as we strive to enhance our coordinated community response to domestic and sexual violence in Lagos State and indeed in Nigeria.

We encourage and create unprecedented level of collaboration among professionals working to end sexual and Gender Based Violence....


Safeguarding and Protecting the Child, is the duty of all.

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What to do if you are Sexually Abused

Know the Facts

Several myths exist about sexual assault, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse.These myths often shift responsibility and blame from the assailant to the victim. Understanding the myths surrounding sexual assault may help you in your recovery.

You are a mandated Reporter

You are a Mandated Reporter

The Lagos State Government requires that certain persons report any case of suspected child abuse, molestation or neglect to the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.

Lagos State Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Lagos State Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

This Safeguarding and Child Protection policy is necessary at this time to encourage all
agencies, organisations and community members to give priority to the protection of children as a shared
responsibility.

Safeguarding The Rights of a Child (STRAC)

Safeguarding The Rights of a Child (STRAC)

STRAC, “Safeguarding The Rights of a Child”
is an initiative of the Lagos State Domestic
and Sexual Violence Response Team.
STRAC seeks to inform and educate children
on their Rights and Responsibilities.

What You Must Know About Domestic Violence

What You Must Know About Domestic Violence

This Booklet seeks to empower women and illuminate grey areas
that have for so long shrouded the philosophy behind Domestic
Violence.

Investigating and Prosecuting Domestic Violence Prosecutor's Manual

Investigating and Prosecuting Domestic Violence Prosecutor's Manual

DSVA works to reduce social tolerance of Sexual and Gender Based Violence crimes and educates children, youth and other vulnerable members of the society about the importance of developing relationships based on equality and respect.

Criminal Law of Lagos

Criminal Law of Lagos

A law to provide rules on Criminal Conduct , regulate Public order and for connected purposes.

DSVRT Reported Cases for Adults and Children

DSVRT Reported Cases for Adults and Children

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team which metamorphosed
into the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency in September 2021 was
established to guarantee and protect the rights of survivors against domestic and sexual
violence in Lagos State.

DSVRT Reported Cases for Adults and Children

DSVRT Reported Cases for Adults and Children

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team which metamorphosed
into the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency in September 2021 was
established to guarantee and protect the rights of survivors against domestic and sexual
violence in Lagos State.

Criminal Law of Lagos

E-Laws Platform

In a bid to ensure quick dispensation of justice as well as easy access to justice the Lagos State Government through the State Ministry of Justice in partnership with LawPavilion business solutions, a technology solutions provider engaged in the business of publishing judicial authorities, cases and laws has announced the Lagos State E-laws platform.

The E-laws of Lagos State is an electronic library of the laws and annotated law of the state. This is the first electronic collection of a state law in the country.

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Increase victim safety and offender responsibility by providing a cross jurisdictional response that

We reiterate our commitment to supporting survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence and encourage anyone experiencing violence to speak up and report to us. #16DaysOfActivism#OrangeTheWorld #safetyinanumber #08000333333#LagosDSVA ... See MoreSee Less
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We reiterate our commitment to supporting survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence and encourage anyone experiencing violence to speak up and report to the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency.#16DaysOfActivism#OrangeTheWorld #safetyinanumber #08000333333#LagosDSVA ... See MoreSee Less
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Day 13: Across the state, over 1300 secondary school boys have been inducted into the Kings Club to promote positive masculinity and over 1000 secondary school girls have been inducted into the Queens Club where they have been enlightened on health, femininity, resilience and tenacity.#16DaysOfActivism#OrangeTheWorld #safetyinanumber #08000333333#LagosDSVA ... See MoreSee Less
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Day 9: In a bid to end the culture of impunity and to serve as a deterrence to sex convicts, Lagos State Government has commenced the publication of details of sex convicts. This is the 9th way Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in our 16 Days of Activism. Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) and the Nigerian Correctional Service have also introduced counselling for willing sex convicts to learn needed coping strategies required to replace abusive behaviour and reduce recidivism (re-offending).....#dsva#16DaysOfActivism#OrangeTheWorld #safetyinanumber #08000333333#TakeResponsibilityLagos#staysafe#ForAGreaterLagos #LagosDSVA ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, marks the 8th day of the 16 Days of Activism. It also unravels the 8th way Governor Babajide SanwoOlu has demonstrated commitment in ensuring Sexual and Gender-Based Violence is eradicated from our society. The encompassing and holistic approach designed, from first contact with a victim to when the victim becomes a Survivor is critical for ensuring government serves as a support system for survivors. With over 14,000 survivors in the past three years, survivors have received FREE LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELLING AND EMPOWERMENT services facilitated by the DSVA.#16DaysOfActivism#OrangeTheWorld #safetyinanumber #08000333333#LagosDSVA ... See MoreSee Less
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