Kannywood actress cautions on revealing identities of rape victims



Kannywood actress, Mrs Rukayya Umar, has cautioned users against showing faces and images victims them from stigma.

Speaking to News  Agency Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Kano, actress decried attitude people capturing the minors being raped and circulating it on .

She noted that some of videos of such victims that went viral recently also showed detailed faces of victims parents.

According to her, “I don’t know what the law says about that but it is very disturbing as it makes the victims vulnerable to stigma.

“I saw a three-year-old girl being raped and her mother was interviewed over the issue on a video clip. I am sure the young girl will not like that when she grows up.”

The actress further cautioned parents about protecting the and dignity of children.

Furthermore, she appealed to male parents to support in providing moral upbringing and protecting children.

NAN that some videos of young children being raped went viral on the , an act that caused discomfort to . (NAN)