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[Read] Kooper calls on Namibia's gender ministry to take the lead on GBV legislation and policy

SWAPO parliamentarian Paula Kooper called on the Minister of Gender Equality to lead on GBV policy and legislation. She urged the Minister of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication, and Social Welfare to strengthen the institutional framework under the ministry to provide oversight over all forms of gender-based violence (GBV) as she believes that it is crucial to create a Combating Gender-Based Violence policy framework that encompasses all acts of violence based on gender regardless of the relationship between the perpetrator and the victim.

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