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Achudume’s foundation identifies lack of parental care as factor for rape

A Non-Governmental Organisation, known as Save Her Foundation, has identified lack of parental care as factor responsible  for rape, adding that children who have not been properly raised are more likely to engage in rape.

Penpushing reports that, facilitator of the foundation Reverend (Mrs) Fola Achudume of Victory Life Bible Church, International made this observation while speaking   on the  topic  ‘Vulnerability of Females  in the Society, are the virtues of mothers  still  with  us?

The founder noted that the home front is currently being neglected because women these days lend hand in providing for the home unlike in the past, adding that the urge for economic advancement has negatively  impacted  the attention that mothers should  ordinarily  give to their children.

Penpushing further reports that, Achudume pointed out that  most men commit rape because the  society places the female  at a disadvantage  culturally, stressing  that men are also made to bottle  up their emotions and  are treated as tin gods by some  parents.

The cleric speaking  against stigmatization called for sensitization programmes to get rape victims to speak up about their experiences so their attackers  will be put behind bars,and equally advised parents especially  mothers to devote time  to the upbringing  of their children just as she harped  on the  need  for  concerted  efforts by  stakeholders  to  end rape  in the society.

 Penpushing also reports that, she disclosed that the foundation will on Saturday continues its online campaign against the menace from 12pm, and called on participants to log on www,

The foundation’s boss said  the first lady of Akwa Ibom State, Martha Udom Emmanuel will be joined by Professor  Olubunmi Ashinmolowo of Federal University of  Agriculture, Abeokuta  and Reverend Victor  Adeyemi of Global  Harvest International Church  as well  as other  stakeholders to talk  about  the causes of rape  and ways to put an end to the  ugly  trend

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