Following reports of rape incidents over the past few weeks in Nigeria, a virtual protest against rape tagged #StopRapingWomen has now commenced.
Some of the rape incidents recently reported have resulted into the death of victims, who were gruesomely killed by their attackers.
It would be recalled that Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 22-year-old 100-level student of Microbiology at the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and brutally killed by unknown assailants in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) where the victim went to read.
Omozuwa died after being raped and smashed in the head with a fire extinguisher in the church located at Ikpoba Hill area of Benin City, the state capital.
Moji Delano Blog also reported the rape of a 12-year-old girl by 11 men at Limawa quarters in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa state.
Similarly, a 9-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father in Ibadan, Oyo state.
Many Nigerians in solidarity through the virtual protest are now demanding for the intervention of Federal and State governments and security operatives in the recent and recurring happenings.
Join the virtual protest. #StopRapingWomen.