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Day 4 – #OrangeTheWorld

The sexual assault of a child, the rape of a young girl or woman results in traumatic consequences. The immediate impact is the physical trauma sustained -the broken bones and injuries sometimes resulting in death; the increased risk of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections like HIV that can result is also a grave concern. You have shown strength and you are courageous! What happened to you does not define you . You are not alone. Share our stories , repost , tag someone...

Day 3 – #OrangeTheWorld

This stigma of sexual abuse by a family member or friend makes it difficult for survivors to speak out about the assault. Survivors young and old are coerced, threatened and made to keep silent by their families. They are shamed and scared into thinking it is their fault and no one will believe them. Share our stories , repost , tag someone and join us in the #orangetheworldwithWARIF campaign as we celebrate the #16DaysOfActivism against Gender Based Violence. #Warif #OrangeTheWorldWithWarif #HearMeToo #OrangeTheWorld #16daysofActivism info@warifng.org| www.warifng.org Facebook: @warifng Twitter: @warif_ng Instagram: @...

Day 2 – #OrangeTheWorld

Perpetrators of sexual violence are often times people closest to the survivor – a husband, father, an uncle or family friend. The assault is usually carried out in safe spaces such a home , school or a neighbour’s house. It can occur at any time of the day. Share our stories , repost , tag someone and join us in the #orangetheworldwithWARIF campaign #Warif #OrangeTheWorldWithWarif #HearMeToo #OrangeTheWorld #16daysofActivism ...

Day 1 – #OrangeTheWorld

Today is the International Day of the Elimination of the Violence Against Women which marks the first day of the  UN 16 Days of Activism  against Gender- Based Violence Campaign. Silence and stigma has allowed violence to be perpetrated against women for far too long. Voices of countless women everywhere experiencing violence and abuse need to be heard...

The WESP Summer School

The WARIF Education School Program; WESP held a Summer School session in July sponsored by USAID through the Pathfinder International Organisation. 400 girls between the ages of 12 – 16 were selected from 4 secondary schools were educated on the signs and prevention of gender based violence ...

Brenda’s Story | WARIF

Brenda is a WARIF Survivor whose touching story highlights the hurt and shame endured by women and girls who are being sexually harassed and abused all over our nation today. Women who are silenced by the fear, shame and stigma of their abuse. At WARIF we are committed to breaking down the wall of silence … by creating a safe haven at the WARIF Centre where all women can receive FREE medical care, counselling, shelter and legal aid; with educating and...

National Institute of Medical Research ; NIMR partners with WARIF

Official Signing of MoU between the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) and WARIF – partners in the treatment and prevention of HIV / AIDS cases in women and young girls at risk. In the picture: professor Babatunde Salako DG/CEO of NIMR, On his right Ms. Detutu Ajibodu; Centre Manager and Dr. Anie Makanjuola staff of WARIF Centre. To his left Dr. Agatha David and Dr. Oliver Ezechi of NIMR ...