Women protest against Police assualt in Abuja

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Hundreds of women took to the streets of Abuja demanding an end to police impunity after officers were accused of carrying out a string of sexual assaults.

The women said, “Being a woman is not a crime,” protesters chanted during the march, which was organised by several women’s rights groups and civil society organisations.

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“My body, my life.”

According to reports, dozens of women were dragged out of nightclubs, hotels and bars in Abuja last month in police raids, and then arrested for prostitution, a charge which they denied.

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