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

WARIF launches the Prevention of Campus Violence Initiative in Nigeria in partnership with the EU/UN Spotlight Initiative

  • at

    WARIF Dialogue Theme: Women’s Rights = Human Right. Are we there yet? Date: Thursday, 1st December 2022 Venue: Virtual Event ...

  • at Lekki / Ikoyi Link Bridge

    No Tolerance March Date: Saturday, 3rd December 2022 Venue: Lagos and Abuja ...

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females experience sexual violence in childhood


girls experience sexual violence in everyday


of girls abused do not know where to seek help

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′

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 Any donation you make is greatly appreciated. With 92,000 NGN, a survivor can get access to treatment and 2 follow-up visits over a 6 – months period

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