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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. ...

WARIF on the Forbes

WARIF gender base violence activities sighted on the Forbes; In Nigeria, The Rippling Impact of One Text Message Can Save A Woman’s Life.. https://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2018/12/11/in-nigeria-the-rippling-impact-of-one-text-message-can-save-a-womans-life/#189179872473.. ...

Day 7 – #OrangeTheWorld

During sexual assaults that involve  penetrative sex, women are exposed to infections as perpetrators do not typically use any forms of contraception such as condoms. This leads to a higher incidence of HIV/AIDS cases. If untested, women run the risk of spreading this infection to others and if untreated, can lead to death. The use of Post- Exposure Prophylaxis (P.E.P) treatment of HIV with the appropriate drugs within 72 hours of the assault reduces the risk of infection.  This treatment is available...