In a country of 200 million, where sexual assault is described as ‘endemic’, a small centre has been launched in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital to provide psychosocial support for children and teens sexually abused while they wait for justice. Recent reports of rape incidents have left many Nigerians enraged over incessant savage attacks, especially on children […]
We do this through the following services: Counseling and support Access to rehabilitation shelters when the victim needs to be removed from the abusive environment Access to pro-bono legal-aid, especially for those from indigent backgrounds
These training workshops are organized on demand to teach prevention strategies and reveal the abuser’s approach.
This targets grassroots communities and peer groups to break the silence of child sexual abuse in these communities and mobilize them to take action against it.
This public event, stimulates public discuss on issues surrounding the sexual abuse and exploitation of children. The aim of this program is to push for definitive action by all stakeholders and also build capacity of child care givers/stakeholders to prevent and adequately respond to this.
Our annual event in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child brings girls together for a day of fun, wholesome competitions, motivational talks and information sharing on gender based violence, leadership and much more.
Our school based program involving sensitization rallies to break the silence of sexual violence and encourage disclosures, peer educator training and establishment of Girls Clubs as safe spaces where the girl child is empowered as a solution to the problem of sexual abuse rather than remain as victims or mere bystanders. Over 3000 girls have […]
This program started in 2011 and involves sensitization and advocacy activities to break the silence of child sexual abuse. We educate children and adults to understand the prevalence and effects of child sexual abuse and need to break the silence and secure justice for victims as a means to ending sexual violence against children.
The Community program held on 4th August for Wumba community and 11th August for Dutse community, 2018 which was to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in both communities, and also mobilize the community for a successful implementation of the ongoing project in the community ‘Mobilizing communities to end violence against girls’. The program was […]
PROBLEM IDENTIFIED The sexual abuse of children in Nigeria remains alarmingly high, with over 9million children in Nigeria who are under the age of 18 years being exposed to sexual violence every year. This is according to the Violence against Children (VAC) Survey, 2014 which also states that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in […]