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2 Day Interactive Stakeholders Workshop on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence

Earlier this month, WARIF in partnership with the EU/UN on the Spotlight Initiative commenced with a successful 2 day interactive stakeholders workshop on the *Prevention of Campus Sexual Violence* with the school authorities and students of 3 Tertiary institutions in Lagos State. . In attendance were the Federal College of Education (FEC), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) and Lagos State University (LASU). . Interactive sessions were held by experienced facilitators from various sectors such as health , education and the law, to educate the...

Guardian Life Magazine

Behind the scenes; Guardian Life Magazine In Celebration of International Women’s Day, The Guardian Life sat with Dr Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, one of many women deliberately impacting positively on other women.⁣ ⁣ Her focus is on putting an end to sexual assault, rape and human trafficking occurring amongst young girls and women across Nigeria. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru is changing the status quo in present-day Nigeria through her organisation WARIF (@warif_ng), the Women at Risk International Foundation.⁣ ⁣ Book your copy of tomorrow’s issue of @guardianlifeng magazine, an...

WARIF was present At the Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Institutions

At the public hearing on Sexual harassment of students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria held on Monday, 17th February, 2020 at the National Assembly, Abuja. The Bill which is sponsored by the Deputy Senate President – Senator Ovie Omo Agege, is co-sponsored by 106 Senators of the 9th Assembly with an aim to promote and protect ethical standards in tertiary institutions as well as human dignity by providing for: • (1) Protection of students against sexual harassment by educators in tertiary...

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...

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 ...

WARIF is Listed on Nigeria’s Very First CSR Sustainability Ranking

WARIF is listed on Nigeria’s very first CSR Sustainability ranking of the “Top 50 Brands Making a Difference in Nigeria” . The ranking was collated by TruCSR in partnership with Forbes Africa and is published in the December 2019 – January 2020 edition of Forbes Africa Magazine . We are proud to be on the list and are thankful to both organisations for the recognition. We will continue with our full commitment towards ensuring that all women and girls live in a society that...