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WARIF Educational Program, Sponsored by Cummins Trained Senior Secondary School girls of Oregun High School

WARIF Educational Program, sponsored by @cummins trained senior secondary school girls of Oregun High School on the issues of sexual violence; teaching them practical ways through which they can protect themselves and speak up in cases where there is an occurrence of rape or sexual assault. “I learnt that perpetrators of rape and sexual assault are everywhere and in most times are people close to us. This program has taught me to be more vigilant and careful of the company I...

My name is Winifred

Dear Reader, Welcome to the WARIF Survivor Stories Series, a monthly feature, where stories of survivors of rape and sexual violence are shared to motivate and encourage survivors to speak their truth without the fear of judgment or stigmatization and to educate the public on the sheer magnitude of this problem in our society.  The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) is a non-profit organization set up in response to the extremely high incidence of rape, sexual violence, and human trafficking...

Money Brides

Money Brides share the story of how they have endured horrific acts of sexual abuse and are deprived of education, financial empowerment, and freedom. As young girls, they are sold or exchanged in place of debt into marriages from birth or childhood. WARIF visits Obanliku LGA in Cross River to address this age-old custom of “The Money Bride” and how it relates to sexual and gender based violence (SGBV). ...

My name is Amaka

Dear Reader, Welcome to the WARIF Survivor Stories Series. A monthly feature, where stories of survivors of rape and sexual violence are shared to motivate and encourage other survivors to speak their truth without the fear of judgment or stigmatization and to educate the public on the sheer magnitude of this problem in our society. The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) is a non-profit organization set up in response to the extremely high incidence of rape, sexual violence, and human...

WARIF HIGHLIGHTS OF – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022 #BREAKTHEBIAS

There have been a lot of preconceived opinions and stereotypes about women and girls, which have placed them in pigeonholes leading to their being disadvantaged as compared to their male counterparts. Some, if not most of these stereotypes, in several ways lead to women and girls being discriminated against when it comes to access to health care, education, political representation. It also exposes them to being victims of sexual and gender-based violence. Breaking the biases, that promote discrimination against women...

My name is Dorothy* and here is my story

Dear Reader, Welcome to the WARIF Survivor Stories Series. A monthly feature, where stories of survivors of rape and sexual violence are shared to motivate and encourage other survivors to speak their truth without the fear of judgment or stigmatization and to educate the public on the sheer magnitude of this problem in our society.  The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) is a non-profit organization set up in response to the extremely high incidence of rape, sexual violence, and human...

The Integrated Health Program and the Kebbi state government

The Integrated Health Program @nigeriaihp and the Kebbi state government @kbstgovt in collaboration with the Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) – with the training Health Practitioners from the Mai Talle Tara Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Kebbi State. The one week training session held by @warif_ng in Lagos State, will highlight the important role healthcare practitioners play in the provision of medical and legal assistance to survivors of rape and sexual assault. In pictures are: Ms. Stella...

The year 2021

The year 2021 was indeed an impactful year especially the last quarter. The annual WARIF NO Tolerance March held on the first Saturday of December, this year was on 5 continents in 5 cities Lagos, London, New York, Sydney and Bangkok and what a success it was. The educational pillar in partnership with SAGE Foundation, Cummins and the Kebbi State Government over the UN 16 Days of Activism, continued to scale up and implement the secondary school level programs for boys...

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