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  •         Thursday, June 30, 2016 Violence Against Women And Girls In Nigeria: The Role Of Women’sAID Collective (WACOL) In Supporting Women And Girls Violence against women and girls is the most surreptitious form of violation of human rights of women and constitutes an invasion of women’s lives in public and private spaces. Hence, there is no safe place for women to thrive in dignity and enjoy their human rights

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ANALYSIS: TAMAR SARC Waging Relentless War Against Rape In South-East Nigeria

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Despite the fact that sexual violence or assault, especially rape had been a serious crime punishable by law in Nigeria, the unholy act had continued to assumed an alarming dimension in parts of south- East Nigeria, almost on daily basis. It is no news that rape affects the victims social and psychological well being. Apart from the emotional and mental imbalance the victim suffers, it

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“Stop Rape Now”, Exhibition at Alliance Française of Enugu

Art Exhibition against Sexual Violence on Women and Children organized by Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL)/ Tamar SARC at Alliance Française Enugu on March 8, 2016 On March 8, 2016 Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL) / Tamar SARC, in collaboration with Alliance Française Enugu and the Enugu State Government, hosted the opening of an art exhibition against sexual violence on women and children to mark International Women’s Day. In line with Tamar

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Int’l Women’s Day: WACOL unveils billboard to campaign against rape in Enugu

Int'l Women's Day: WACOL unveils billboard to campaign against rape in Enugu NAN-H-131 Billboard Enugu, March 8, 2016 (NAN) An Enugu based non-governmental organisation, Women Aid Collective (WACOL), on Tuesday unveiled a billboard to raise its campaign against rape as part of the 2016 International Women’s Day. The billboard was erected by WACOL with support from its Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Tamar SARC). The Deputy Governor of Enugu

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How Enugu marked World AIDS Day

    How Enugu marked World AIDS Day December 3, 2015 Written by: Jude Ossai - Enugu Every year, December 1 is  set aside by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to celebrate people with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It offers an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and commemorate with the families of those who have died. The 2015 edition was held

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Sexual violence: 400 women, girls abused in Enugu

  DAILY POST Sexual violence: 400 women, girls abused in Enugu By Emmanuel Uzodinma on December 1, 2015 A coalition of non-governmental organizations, Women’s Aid Collective, WACOL and Tamar SARC, has cried out over increasing cases of rape in Enugu State. According to them, girls and children between 05 to 10 years were being abused sexually. Executive Director, WACOL, Dr. Mrs. Joy Ezeilo, who led some members of TAMAR SARC, National Association

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Mock Tribunal

MOCK TRIBUNAL/COURT ON SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE HELD OCTOBER 23RD, 2014 AT HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NASS MEETING ROOM 107, NEW BUILDING, ABUJA A one day mock tribunal/court program on gender based violence by WACOL in collaboration with the National Assembly- Women Affairs Committee, and Legislative Advocacy Coalition on Violence Against Women (LACVAW) with the theme-“In Search of Effective Remedies for Victims and Survivors of Violence

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Pastor In Court Over Rape

[caption id="attachment_95" align="alignleft" width="100"] Pastor In Court Over Rape[/caption] From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna The Niger State Police Command has dragged a new generation church Pastor in Maikunkele, Bosso Local Government Area to a Minna Chief Magistrate Court  1 over alleged rape, child trafficking and unlawful and forceful labour. Men of the State Criminal Investigation Department SCID, of Niger state police who arraigned Pastor Adebayo

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    ANNIVERSARY-“Fight Rape”

    • Founder
      Dr Joy Ezeilo (OON)
    • Dignitaries
      Dignitaries
    • Art Exhibition
      An Artist presenting...
    • Art Exhibition
      An Artist presenting...
    • Presentation
      Certificate Presentation
    • Presentation
      Certificate Presentation
    • Sponsor
      An interview
    • Royal fathers
      Royal fathers extol WACOL/Tamar SARC
    • Sign Up
      More Notable women sign-up
    • Deputy Governor
      Deputy governor posing for picture
    • Sponsor
      A sponsor having a chat with the founder of Wacol/TamarSarc
    • Fight Rape
      Deputy Governor Enugu state Bar. Cecilia Ezeilo cutting the ribbon
    • Fight Rape
      Mrs Onah, Deputy Gov. Enugu State
    • Fight Rape
      Launching of "Stop Rape" BillBoard
    Tamar SARC-WACOL Hotlines: +234-9091333000 or +234-9092777000 email: tamarsarc@wacolnigeria.org