Linda, a victim of gender-based violence, is distraught when friends discourage her from reporting her husband to the Police. But she does anyway, and the support she finds is both shocking and welcoming.
A victim of sexual or gender-based violence has the right to be reasonably protected from the accused offender. One of the best resources for this help is the law enforcement agencies created to protect us. The Police can help if you become a victim of crime, including rape or sexual assault.
Our goal with the #HeyWomanSeries is to tell the stories from different perspectives. Law enforcement is responsible for taking reports of an assault and conducting an investigation when a crime has occurred. If you or someone you know has been a victim of gender or sexual violence, don’t be discouraged from seeking justice. Help is available.
This short film was produced by Next Page Productions with support from UNFPA Nigeria.