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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...

69% of rape and sexual violence survivors are under the age of 18, WARIF Reveals Data

Women at Risk International Foundation, a non-profit organization which was set up in response to the high incidence of rape and sexual violence in Nigeria has released data exposing the alarming rate of rape and sexual violence incidents especially among minors. The organization seeks to reduce these numbers by using their holistic “WARIF Approach” to tackle these issues through Awareness/Sensitization Programs and Post Incident Care of survivors of gender-based violence. At the WARIF Rape Crisis Centre located at 6, Turton Street, off...

WARIF Empowers Young Girls with Vocational Skills

Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has trained over 120 Secondary School students on various vocational skills in the first edition of its WARIF Student Empowerment Programme. The training, which was held on the 27th and 29th of May 2019 is part of WARIF’s drive to equip young girls, faced with challenges of maintaining a school education, with additional skill sets necessary to become empowered and financially independent. he training, sponsored by USAID brought together experts in Makeup, Shoe Making, Fascinator...

WARIF Vision 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of our new initiative – #WARIFVision2020 !! Our goal: to impact 1 million lives before the end of the 2020. We intend to achieve this through our initiatives and different collaborative efforts with our partners, sponsors, volunteers and you! We have started a line of action towards this goal in January with the implementation of the WARIF Police Case Management Initiative in Abuja and the development of phase one of our Spotlight Initiative project in...