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The WARIF Law Enforcement Sensitisation Programme on Gender Based Violence Case Management

The WARIF Law Enforcement Sensitisation Programme on Gender Based Violence Case Management is an ongoing initiative targeted towards educating police officers on the proper protocol in attending to survivors of rape and sexual violence as well as gender sensitivity in addressing survivors. These officers are also educated on the services that WARIF provides and how to refer survivors for immediate care. So far we have organised two sensitisation programmes where over 160 police officers from various divisions in Lagos State have...

WARIF participated in a partnership forum held by @unwomen, in Abuja.

WARIF participated in a partnership forum held recently by @unwomen, in Abuja. WARIF Founder, Dr Kemi DaSilva Ibru is featured in the second image with Ms Comfort Lamptey (Country Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS) Present at the event were: MS Comfort Lamptey (Country Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS) Mr Lansana Wonneh, (Deputy Country Representative) MS Patience Ekechukwu (Program Associate) MR Caleb Ikhide, Aisha Alkali, Spotlight International, Josephine Chukwuma (Executive Director-Project Alert) MS Rhoda Tyoden (National President FIDA) Otive Igbuzor (Founder-Center LSD) Vincent Dania (Center LSD) Dr Fatima Akilu (Executive Director-NEEM Foundation) Prof....

WARIF Vocational Skills Acquisition Program

The WARIF Skill Acquisition Program held on Monday and Wednesday, 27th & 29th May, 2019 where over 100 students were trained on the following skills; Bead and cake making Makeup and Gele tying Ankara Works & Creation of Fascinators Production of Toiletries Participants learning Soap Making and Disinfectants. The 2 day training program sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the support of Pathfinder International was targeted towards secondary school level girls with the aim of equipping them with various vocational skills...

WARIF has trained over 100 Law Enforcement Officers

As part of our activities for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, WARIF has trained over 100 Law Enforcement Officers on how to effectively manage cases of Gender Based Violence with the support of @actfoundation_ The Police Officers were trained on the proper protocols in attending to survivors of rape and sexual violence as well as gender sensitivity in addressing survivors. They were also educated on the services that WARIF offers and how to refer these survivors for immediate care. ...

WARIF MAKOKO COMMUNITY OUTREACH sponsored by @usaid and in partnership with @slum2school . 

On Saturday, the 23rd of March, we had the first WARIF MAKOKO COMMUNITY OUTREACH sponsored by @usaid and in partnership with @slum2school . The WARIF team participated in the sensitisation of almost 500 youths on the prevalence and effects of rape and sexual violence. They were also taught to refer cases of rape to WARIF where they will be supported with medical care, legal aid, counseling and access to shelters totally FREE of charge. Featured in the third photo are Founder, Slum2school...

WARIF team at 10th Anniversary of Breast Cancer Awareness Run tagged #MoreThanARun

The WARIF “No Tolerance” Team ran with Run For A Cure Africa @rfcang at the 10th Anniversary of their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Run tagged #MoreThanARun Our founder Dr Kemi DaSilva-Ibru and Midwife, Oluchi Nwoke-Okoi received medals for being part of the first 300 runners to get to the finish line. 💪🏿 They are featured with the founder of @rfcang, Dr. Ebele Mbanugo ...

Join the “No Tolerance” campaign!

We appreciate everyone who stands with WARIF to say NO TOLERANCE to rape and sexual violence amongst young girls and women. You too can lend your voice against sexual violence by purchasing a T-shirt and joining the campaign. A T-shirt costs N2500 Pick up from Monday March 18 at the following locations with proof of payment. Yaba – The WARIF Centre, 6, Turton Street, Off Thorburn Avenue, Yaba. Ikeja – Dupes Bakery, 94, Opebi Road, Ikeja. Victoria Island – Angel Hospitality Service, Plot 836 Adetokunbo...

At the launch of the “Femme” and “Destiny” in partnership with WARIF.

At the launch of the “Femme” and “Destiny” Exhibitions by Alexis Galleries in partnership with WARIF. The exhibitions showcase the work of female artists who depict interpretations of rape and sexual violence through their paintings, sculptures and mixed media. The exhibitions will close at Alexis Galleries TODAY, Friday, March 15th at 6pm. Please visit with friends and family to support these amazing artists. Alexis Galleries is at 282 Akin Olugbade Street, Off Idowu Martins, Victoria Island, Lagos. ...

WARIF x SAP Solutions – Using Technology to Address Issues of Gender Based Violence.

We are proud of our partnership with SAP Solutions @sap – using technology to address the issues of violence against women in rural areas and transforming lives. The WARIF Gatekeepers Project ; sponsored by @actfoundation_Training 1000 traditional birth attendants in all 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) as first responders against Gender based Violence. ...