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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 ...

WARIF COVID-19 Volunteer Response

As the cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria and as more organizations, individuals, families and human groups become mandated to implementing social distancing, self-isolation and quarantine, Women at Risk International (WARIF) has become more concerned about the effects these may have on survivors of gender based violence. WARIF launched the Covid-19 Volunteer response program, birthed out of the need to sensitize, and raise on covid-19 and its effect on women and girls quarantined with their abusers in different communities and how they...

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...