Foluke Daramola-Salako, an actress of Nollywood and the founder of “Passion Against Rape and Abuse Africa,” (PARAA), said that her organization handled rape cases 75% are committed by religious leaders.
Dara Mora revealed this in an interview with media celebrity Funmi Iyanda.
Daramola-Salako dismissed claims that improper dressing was responsible for the increased number of rape cases.
The actress was raped by a tenant when she was 17 years old.
[pullquote]“75% of the cases I have on my table are from religious leaders, and a lot of time, we don’t get to the end of it, because when we start, the family would come and tell us we should leave the religious leader to God.”.[/pullquote]
[pullquote]“Nothing attracts rape, it is a sign of weakness. Why do they rape minors, teenagers, and even old women, is that also about indecent dressing?[/pullquote]
[pullquote]”You hardly find rape cases against young women except for sexual assaults and abuse in workplaces, we find it mostly amongst kids, teenagers, and elderly women, how come you are now telling me it is indecent dressing? And we are not animals.” [/pullquote]