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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...

The Nigerian Stock Exchange Visits WARIF

We received a courtesy visit from the Nigerian Stock Exchange today with a kind donation raised by the employees. We are very thankful for their constant support. During the last holiday, our employees raised funds to support victims of sexual abuse at the @warif_ng center. Orojimi Olumide, Head, Corporate Communications, NSE and Oluyemi Obadare, Information Security, NSE, made the donation on behalf of NSE employees. #Warif #WarifWomen #NsENigeria #NigerianStockExchange #SupportingSurvivors 

Volunteer Orientation Day

We had an amazing WARIF Volunteer Orientation Day as part of the activities geared towards attaining our #WarifVision2020 target this year. 100 volunteers showed up to support WARIF and it’s mission to end gender based violence in our society. Those present were educated on our different initiatives and enlightened on what it takes to be a great volunteer. We are excited to reach our goal of impacting 1 million lives by the end of the year and you too can join us by...

The WARIF No Tolerance Food Initiative

In celebration of the festive season and in the spirit of giving back, The WARIF No Tolerance Food Initiative visited the Makoko Community; Led by Romarho Ibru and his friends. With regular use of Tramadol without receiving proper treatment, the death of an addict can occur in 4 years. Even successful rehabilitation will not completely cure the addict. The consequences of drug addiction persist for many years. ...

This is Nonso’s Story

This is Nonso’s Story: “At 35 years old, I am glad to be strong enough to share my story. I come from a family of four, with an older sister and very busy parents. You know, money needs to be made. Considering their tight schedules, my mother made sure we always had a nanny. Aunt Lillian is one I could never forget, she took care of my sister and I from birth but when I turned 6, she had to leave....

Dr Kemi DaSilva-Ibru was Awarded the 2019 Her Network Woman of the Year in Advocacy

Our founder Dr Kemi DaSilva-Ibru was awarded the 2019 Her Network Woman of the Year in Advocacy. We applaud @hnwoty for the wonderful platform provided and we are very thankful for the recognition of Dr. DaSilva-Ibru for her unrelenting commitment @warif_ng in eliminating gender based violence in communities across Nigeria. #HerNetwork #HNWOTY2019 #flourish2019 #Warif #WarifWomen #empoweringwomen #SupportingSurvivors #Advocacy #WomanofTheYear ...

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