WARIF, Slum2School train Makoko youths on curbing rape, violence
A non-governmental organisation, Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) in conjunction with Slum2School has trained 500 youths in Makoko, Lagos State on prevalence and effects of rape, sexual and gender-based violence. The programme tagged Know Your Community and sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is designed to enlighten the youths and…
WARIF advocates zero tolerance against violence on women
In commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day, Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has taken a strong stand against rape and sexual violence...
WARIF wins Charity of the Year award
Women at Risk Foundation (WARIF), has been named “Charity of the Year” by The Beat 99.9 FM - radio broadcasting company in Nigeria. The non-profit organisation has made remarkable progress in reducing the high incidence of rape and sexual violence among young women and girls in Nigeria through its initiatives, in “only two years of…
WARIF trains law enforcers on sexual violence handling
Following the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) grant awarded to the Women at Risk Foundation (WARIF) via the Pathfinder platform, the foundation has trained 40 law enforcement officers across Lagos State on adequate gender-based violence management and the role of law enforcement in the sexual assault landscape. The interactive workshop took place at…
WARIF receives USAID grant to strengthen response to gender based violence
The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has been named one of the recipients of a grant by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Nigeria, to promote improved medical services, psychosocial counseling, associated services, and referrals to survivors of sexual assault. The project also aims to increase awareness on sexual and gender based violence through community-based intervention, contribute to…
‘With the BCC, we want to shift focus of attention to boys’
During the second quarter of 2018, the Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) implemented the Boys Conversation Café (BCC) a project sponsored by Diamond Bank PLC.
WARIF seeks end to sexual violence, launches Boys Conversation Cafe
One in four boys are survivors of rape and sexual violence; nearly 100 per cent of boys are involved in alcohol and substance abuse; one in five boys will walk away rather than intervene when they see a girl being harassed; and 81 per cent of teenage boys believe that a rape survivor is responsible for the abuse because of her mode of dressing.
WARIF unveils initiative to educate boys on prevalence of sexual violence
Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a non-profit organization established to prevent and intervene in the prevalence of sexual violence/rape, has announced an initiative called the WARIF Boys Conversation Café.
Diamond Bank, WARIF partner on fight against incidence of women violation
Diamond Bank Plc, in partnership with Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has introduced an initiative to support efforts aimed at preventing gender-based violence and abuse against women in Nigeria.