Monthly Archives: July 2019

WARIF hosted Imam Fuad Adeyemi – the Commissioner, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

Today WARIF hosted Imam Fuad Adeyemi – the Commissioner, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria and National Chief Imam of the Al- Habibiyya Islamic Society and the Lagos State representative Imam Rahman Adeyemi. Dialogue with all stakeholders in the religious sector is an important element in the fight to end rape and sexual violence in our communities. Who is in your Circle of Influence? Have you had this conversation? View this...

Courtesy visit to the office of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)

WARIF paid a courtesy visit to the office of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs T.K Shitta-Bey at the Ministry of Justice today. This department plays a vital role in the prosecution of alleged sex offenders and ensuring that survivors of rape and sexual violence get justice. WARIF is committed though it’s partnerships and collaborations in providing an environment that is free from rape and sexual violence. ...

WARIF held its first inter-agency meeting

WARIF held its first inter-agency meeting recently with stakeholders in the Health, Law Enforcement, Legal and the Public Sector. The meeting was set up to discuss consolidating a seamless relationship between all stakeholders working to address the many issues concerning the prevalence of rape and sexual violence in Nigeria today. Collaborations between all vested stake holders is critical if we are to bring an end to Sexual and Gender based Violence in our society. This meeting was sponsored by @usaid through...