SexForGrade: Senate Proposes 14-year Jail Term For segxwal Offenders In Tertiary Institutions

Date: 07-11-2019 12:02 pm (4 years ago) | Author: Chris Brazz
- at 7-11-2019 12:02 PM (4 years ago)

On Wednesday, The Senate debated the segxwal Harassment Bill

The bill, which scaled second reading on the floor of the Senate, was sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege.

The proposed legislation titled “A Bill for an Act to Prevent, Prohibit and Redress segxwal Harassment of Students in Tertiary Educational Institutions and for other matters connected therewith 2019” has 27 clauses.

It proposes up to 14 years jail term, with a minimum of five years, without an option of fine for any educator who commits segxwal offences in tertiary institutions.

It defines segxwal offences as including: segxwal intercourse with a student or demands for sex from a student or a prospective student or intimidating or creating a hostile or offensive environment for the student by soliciting for sex or making segxwal advances.

Other forms of segxwal harassment identified in the bill are grabbing, hugging, kissing, rubbing, stroking, touching, pinching the Bosom s or hair or lips or hips or buttocks or any other sensual part of the body of a student;

Or sending by hand or courier or electronic or any other means naked or segxwally explicit pictures or videos or sex related objects to a student, and whistling or winking at a student or screaming, exclaiming, joking or making segxwally complimentary or uncomplimentary remarks about a student’s physique or stalking a student.

Posted: at 7-11-2019 12:02 PM (4 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- truthisbitter at 7-11-2019 02:28 PM (4 years ago)
Even with glaring evidence there will never be a prosecution but adjournment upon adjournment ...useless Nigerian courts and judges
Posted: at 7-11-2019 02:28 PM (4 years ago) | Upcoming