Tanzania: Judge Wants More Keen Anti-GBV Campaign

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MWANZA Zone High Court Judge, Agnes Bukuku said yesterday that Gender Based Violence (GBV) and sex corruption incidents were increasing in various public institutions, a situation that demands immediate interventions. She said the incidents have been reported to be increasing in courts, hospitals and different higher learning institutions in the country. Judge Bukuku said there was a need for the community to take earnest measures to end the problem which affects mostly women and girls in different forms. She made the call when speaking with lawyers, magistrates, judges, advocates and students of the Faculty of Law at St Augustine University in Mwanza. Judge Bukuku was speaking during the Moot Court, which also took place in Arusha and Dar es Salaam.