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EU/UN Spotlight Initiative

Call for Action to all current tertiary level students in Universities and Colleges across Lagos State. . The EU/UN Spotlight Initiative in partnership with WARIF Virtual Classroom sessions on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence. Registration closes on the 12th of June, 2020. Sign up today! . Let’s end Campus Sexual Violence together! ...

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...

Generous Donation from the Megalectrics group

WARIF recently received a generous donation from the Megalectrics group as one of the selected charities of the year, celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Megalectrics. We would like to thank the staff and management for the continued support of the organization; this donation will assist tremendously with the WARIF Vision 2020 initiative of impacting 1 million lives in 2020. . In the pictures are Mrs Amira Obi-Okoye, the Director of Sales and Marketing, Megalectrics, our Founder Dr. DaSilva and representatives from...

Guardian Life Magazine

Behind the scenes; Guardian Life Magazine In Celebration of International Women’s Day, The Guardian Life sat with Dr Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, one of many women deliberately impacting positively on other women.⁣ ⁣ Her focus is on putting an end to sexual assault, rape and human trafficking occurring amongst young girls and women across Nigeria. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru is changing the status quo in present-day Nigeria through her organisation WARIF (@warif_ng), the Women at Risk International Foundation.⁣ ⁣ Book your copy of tomorrow’s issue of @guardianlifeng magazine, an...

WARIF was present At the Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Institutions

At the public hearing on Sexual harassment of students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria held on Monday, 17th February, 2020 at the National Assembly, Abuja. The Bill which is sponsored by the Deputy Senate President – Senator Ovie Omo Agege, is co-sponsored by 106 Senators of the 9th Assembly with an aim to promote and protect ethical standards in tertiary institutions as well as human dignity by providing for: • (1) Protection of students against sexual harassment by educators in tertiary...

WARIF Goes Live with SAP® People Connect 365 to Help Rape Survivors in Nigeria.

Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has gone live with the SAP People Connect 365 mobile service from the SAP Digital Interconnect group. Using automated keywords, templates and workflows along with channels such as SMS and e-mail, this cloud-based service allows organizations to connect with employees and others during planned and unplanned disruptions. The WARIF Gatekeepers Project, sponsored by ACT Foundation, is using SAP People Connect 365 to manage communication between Traditional Birth Attendants and key staff that work with the foundation’s...