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The 3rd Annual WARIF No Tolerance March 2021

The 2021 WARIF No Tolerance March was held on Saturday Dec 04 across 5 continents in 5 cities! LAGOS LONDON NEW YORK SYDNEY BANGKOK It was a tremendous success thanks to you and your support! We are committed to transforming the gender land scape in Nigeria – insisting on policy change and adoption of better and more cohesive laws to protect women and girls; providing the care and essential services needed by survivors; implementing impactful educational and community based initiatives towards ending the violence against women and...

WARIF No Tolerance March across 4 Continents!!

It’s time for the 3rd Annual WARIF No Tolerance March across 4 continents!! The WARIF “NO TOLERANCE” advocacy campaign was launched in 2019  in response to the national crisis of gender based violence prevalent in our communities across Nigeria. As part of our various activities in celebrating the 2021 global UN 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, recognised every year, the 3rd WARIF No Tolerance March will be held in four cities! On: Saturday; DECEMBER 04, 2021 Join us in : Lagos (Lekki/Ikoyi Link Bridge) @7AM...

WARIF TOLL FREE LINE

The WARIF Toll-free line is a 24hour confidential help line now available to serve as a direct means of communication for girls and women in abuse environments who need help, in both urgent and non-emergency situations. This free service is a lifeline for those who are unable to reach the WARIF Centre or for those who want the anonymity of a phone call to request for assistance and information. The Toll-Free Line affords full access to trained counselors at the...

Prevention Of Sexual Violence Initiative In Partnership With The Eu-Un Spotlight Initiative

The WARIF prevention of sexual violence initiative in partnership with the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative was a hybrid program with combined online classroom participation by students across institutions in Nigeria and in-person classroom sessions with students from tertiary institutions in Lagos and Abuja. Over 3000 students were reached in Cycle 1 in 2020 with the first ever online classroom on the Prevention of School Related GBV in Nigeria. An additional 3000 more participated in the recently concluded Cycle 2 hybrid program. Implementing in-person...

The Close Out Sessions Of Cycle 2 Of The WARIF Prevention Of Campus Sexual Violence Program In Partnership With The Eu-Un Spotlight Initiative

The Close out sessions of Cycle 2 of the WARIF Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence Program in partnership with the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative; was recently held in Abuja and Lagos. This was a hybrid program with a combined online classroom participation by students across institutions in Nigeria and in-person classroom sessions with students from tertiary institutions in Lagos and Abuja. Over 3000 students were reached in Cycle 1 in 2020 with the first ever online classroom on the Prevention of School Related...

Joint Eu-Un Spotlight Initiative Held In-Person Classroom Sessions With Students And Representatives Of The School

WARIF in partnership with the Joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative held in-person classroom sessions with students and representatives of the School Related Gender based Violence (SRGBV) Response teams in Veritas University, Abuja. The WARIF Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence hybrid program is implemented in tertiary institutions across Nigeria and aims to address school related Gender based Violence with the provision of the first ever online virtual classroom sessions in Nigeria and in person classroom sessions. Over 3000 students participated in-person in the sessions...

Close out Ceremony of the WARIF Educational School Program; WESP Sponsored by US Consulate

At the close out ceremony of the WARIF Educational School Program; WESP sponsored by US consulate was held at the Surulere Senior Secondary School recently. The WESP program implements a specifically designed curriculum which educates adolescent girls between the ages of 13-15 on the signs and prevention of sexual abuse and violence. We would like to say a special thank you to US Consulate for their support. In pictures are; Jennifer Foltz; Deputy Public Affairs Officer US Consulate, Ibrahim Aliyu; Cultural Specialist US...

Indicator Harmonization Workshop Organized by EU-UN Spotlight Initiative.

WARIF’s Monitoring & Evaluation Lead Damilola Adenusi attended the Indicator Harmonization workshop organized by EU-UN Spotlight initiative. The 5-day workshop which took place recently in Lagos was held by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Foundation for Resilient Empowerment (FRED). The goal of the workshop is to have a national dashboard that will contain primary data from Nigeria and originates from state actors who are CSOs and government agencies providing services such...

WARIF in Partnership with @fordfoundation is Training 100 Selected Religious Leaders

Following the launch of the third cycle of the gatekeepers project, WARIF in partnership with @fordfoundation is training 100 selected Religious leaders from various Local Government Areas. Our tertiary Gatekeepers were sensitised on the proper protocols to follow when faced with incidents of rape and sexual violence. They were educated on how to address issues of GBV, questions to ask and the appropriate timelines in which to refer survivors to the WARIF centre for the much needed medical care and psychosocial...

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