Welcome to Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF)

A non-profit organization incorporated in 2016 in response to the high incidence of sexual violence, rape and human trafficking occurring amongst young girls and women across Nigeria.
“It is our primary social responsibility to ensure that all young girls and women live in a society free of rape and sexual violence.” – Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, Founder, WARIF

Gender Based Violence

Rape stats

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1 in 4

females experience sexual violence in childhood


Child Sexual Abuse


Domestic Violence

One in four females experience sexual violence in childhood with approximately 70% reporting more than one incident of sexual violence. 5.0% sought help, with only 3.5% receiving any services.    
                                 ‘National Survey on Violence Against Children in Nigeria; 2014′

Latest News

WARIF Launches New ‘Gatekeepers’ Initiative in Partnership with the Act Foundation

With the assistance of a grant from the ACT Foundation, the WARIF’s Gate Keeper’s Initiative is being launched. The initiative aims to...

Brenda’s Story


Dr. Kemi DaSilva – Ibru introduces the WARIF Centre


 Any donation you make is greatly appreciated. With 66,000 NGN, a survivor can get access to treatment and 2 follow-up visits over a 6 – months period