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WARIF Ambassador – Temi Otedola

We continue the work! I’m honoured and excited to announce my role as the ambassador of @warif_ng 👊🏾🇳🇬 I have been so inspired by the work that they do to fight against sexual violence and the HUGE issue of rape in Nigeria. I continue to make it my mission to condemn gender-based violence in our country. Follow @warif_ng now! . We are very excited for have @temiotedola join us as a WARIF ambassador! Her commitment to addressing the...

She’s working on the frontline of a rape ‘epidemic’ in Nigeria told CNN

⁣“Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive forms of a human rights violation… In Nigeria, it has become a national crisis that needs urgent attention,” Dr. Anita Kemi DaSilva-Ibru (@warif_ng) who’s working on the frontline of a rape ‘epidemic’ in Nigeria told CNN Read more.. https://edition.cnn.com/2020/06/23/africa/asequals-nigeria-rape-sexual-violence-intl/index.html ...

International Menstrual Hygiene Day

To commemorate the International Menstrual Hygiene Day, WARIF visited 3 rural communities in Lagos State last Saturday to raise awareness about the challenges women and girls face due to menstruation and to donate boxes of feminine hygiene products to young women and girls in the respective communities. . This was made possible with donations from @proctergamble and the collaboration with @ceehope_nigeria. Thank you P&G Nigeria and Cee-Hope Foundation. . #WARIF #WARIFWomen #WarifCovidResponse   ...

Survivor Virtual Group Therapy Sessions:

With the spike in rape cases over the past couple of weeks there has been a heightened sense of anxiety experienced by survivors, as these cases may serve as triggers for survivors still dealing with the effects of their abuse. . Recognising the need for a safe space to share these traumatic events with qualified counsellors, WARIF is now offering our Virtual Group Therapy Session WEEKLY . The next therapy session will hold on Saturday, June 13 at 10am. . To register: https://warifng.org/the-virtual-group-therapy-sign-up-form/ link in bio👆🏽 . Join...

Justice for Uwa

WARIF condemns the rape and murder of 22 year old Vera Uwalia Omozuwa in Edo State by an unknown assailant(s); and the repeated gang rape of 12 year old Jennifer at Limawa quarters, the dutse area in Jigawa State by 11 men. #WARIF #WARIFNOTOLERANCE #Justiceforuwa #Justiceforjennifer   ...

EU/UN Spotlight Initiative

Nigeria has one of the largest populations of youth in the world, comprising of almost 34 million in number. Let’s take the conversation to your universities and campuses. You are our future and your actions and voices matter; Call to Action to ALL University students in Nigeria to attend the Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence Programme; sponsored by the EU/ UN Spotlight Initiative in partnership with WARIF. Deadline Extension to June 26,2020. Change Nigeria’s narrative! No Tolerance to Rape and Sexual Violence. Register Now ...

The WARIF Covid-19 response in Rural Communities

The #Heforshe campaign seeks to encourage men and boys to stand against Gender Based Violence by speaking out in support of girls and women at risk of violence. . The WARIF Covid-19 response in Rural Communities with the help of our trained Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), highlights today our Heforshe advocates, the commendable male TBAs who have answered the clarion call of sensitizing and reporting cases of violence against women and girls in their rural communities. . We are in this together. ...

2 Day Interactive Stakeholders Workshop on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence

Earlier this month, WARIF in partnership with the EU/UN on the Spotlight Initiative commenced with a successful 2 day interactive stakeholders workshop on the *Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence* with the school authorities and students of 3 Tertiary institutions in Lagos State. . In attendance were the Federal College of Education (FEC), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) and Lagos State University (LASU). . Interactive sessions were held by experienced facilitators from various sectors such as health , education and the law, to educate the...