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29 Oct
The Women Aid Collective (WACOL) in partnership with the Ford Foundation (FF) and Fifty-Fifty Action Women (FAW) has taken up the gauntlet to address norms and practices that promote Violence Against Women and Girls
8 Oct
To increase awareness of violence against women, a two-day residential capacity-building training on elimination of the menace was organised for the lower court (magistrates/customary) by a non-governmental organisation, Women Aid Collective (WACOL) in collaboration with the Ford Foundation in Umuahia, Abia State.
1 Sep
The Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council is partnering the Women Aid Collective (WACOL) to wage war against all forms of harmful and degrading traditional practices against women in the state.
5 Dec 2021
Police have arrested and are investigating case of two brothers, Chima Nnamani and Michael Nnamani, for allegedly involvement in serial raping of a nine-year-old minor within Enugu community.
25 Aug 2021
Traditional rulers in Abia State, yesterday, resolved to free the state from all forms of violence against women and girls and expressed support for inclusion of women in leadership, politics and decision-making in matters that affect them.
13 Jul 2020
Barely a week after a magistrates’ court in Enugu State remanded a couple for allegedly abusing a 10-year old maid, another father of two has allegedly ‘redesigned’ the breast of his wife with hot water.
7 Jul 2020
It was a Mecca of sorts yesterday at the Magistrates’ Court, Enugu, as many residents stormed the court premises to catch a glimpse of the couple, Mr. Jude and Mrs. Ifeoma Ozougwu, who allegedly drilled...
9 Feb 2020
What could have provoked the beating of a female lawyer to the point of coma inside her office by four police officers? Was it actually her refusal to provide an alleged victim
4 Feb 2020
Protest erupted in Enugu State yesterday over alleged attack on female lawyers attached to the Women Aid Collective (WACOL) by men from the Enugu police command.
17 Apr 2019
A non-governmental organisation, Women Aid Collective (WACOL), has raised the alarm over the increasing cases of violence against women in Nigeria. It stated yesterday in Enugu that no fewer than 2000 children of less than 18 years of age had been displaced from their homes in the last three years over domestic and divorce related…
24 Nov 2018
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Women’s Aid Collective...
2 Jul 2018
A monitoring exercise to ascertain the level of execution of 2017 federal projects in Abia State left the people in utter amazement at the weekend, as it was revealed...

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