The British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Baroness Anelay, is visiting Nigeria to highlight the importance of protecting civilians in the fight against Boko Haram as well as preventing sexual violence in conflict.
Anelay and the UK Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict (PSVI), are visiting Nigeria to hold high level discussions with government officials on how to ensure the protection of civilians in the fight against Boko Haram.
According to a statement from the British High Commission in Abuja, during the visit, the Minister will also meet with a range of civil society activists and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to discuss the importance of protecting civilians in the fight against Boko Haram and preventing sexual violence during the conflict in the north east as well as additional humanitarian support that the UK is providing in helping those affected by the fight against Boko Haram.
This includes £6.7 million to enable the Government of Nigeria, as well as Non Governmental (NGOs), UN agencies and the Red Cross, to deliver food assistance, education, sanitation and safe water, shelter material and other basic necessities.
The Minister will also meet with the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign and reiterate the importance of preventing gender based violence in conflict and also visit UK sponsored projects that work to reduce intra-community conflict and violence against women and girls, promote community-government security dialogue and improve access to schooling.


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