The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) and other government agencies, such as the police detained and sexually, physically and verbally assaulted Dorothy Njemanze and three others who were accused of prostitution in Abuja.
Dorothy Njemnaze’s, in search of justice, got a landmark judgement against Nigeria at ECOWAS is one that has made the news on several occasions.
In 2017, an ECOWAS court passed a landmark judgement in favour of Dorothy Njemnaze against the Nigerian state. The court imposed an ₦18 million fine in damages to be paid to her and 2 other women over sexual violations meted out to them at several and different times.
In the first part of an exclusive interview with News Central, Dorothy Njemanze who shares her emotional, yet, the victorious and inspiring backstory of how she went from being sexually violated to getting justice.
Here is the interview: