Mission & Vision
OUR VISION: A democratic society free from violence and abuse where human rights of all, especially Women and young people, are recognised in law and practice.
WACOL was established in 1997 as an independent, non-political, non-governmental and non-profit organization; registered in 2000 as a company limited by guarantee i.e., as a charitable organization (RC: 388132) with the Corporate Affairs of Commission (CAC), Nigeria. WACOL’s vision is a democratic society free from violence and abuse, where human rights of all in particular women and young people are recognized in law and practice.
What we do
What we do
Celebrate With Us
WACOL is considered as the number one legal aid service provider for women and girls in Nigeria. For 25 years WACOL has been providing legal aid and assistance to approximately 62,000 women and girls.
Our free legal services include court representation, crisis intervention and counselling, information about victims’ rights, shelter, home visits and other psycho-social support for victims, and referrals for other needs.
Join us as we celebrate 25 years of protecting women’s rights.
What We've accomplished so far
A Message From Our Founder/ Executive Director
Thank You To All
WACOL Success Stories
Our organization has helped thousands of women and children in need. You can read up on more of our success stories from the link below
Womens Aid Collective (WACOL)
PRESS STATEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR STUDENTS PROTEST: WOMENAID COLLECTIVE (WACOL) CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND PASSAGE OF THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT BILL INTO LAW
In the last few days, we have witnessed students of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar (UNICAL), boldly announce their displeasure through a peaceful protest as they demand for
WOMEN AID COLLECTIVE (WACOL) CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF MRS. OMOBOLANLE RAHEEM BY A TRIGGER-HAPPY POLICEMAN
Women Aid Collective (WACOL), a reputable Non-Governmental Organisation with observer status with the United Nations has condemned in strong terms the killing of Mrs. Omobolanle Raheem, a pregnant mother, and
8th December 2022 was a remarkable day in the of history of WomenAid Collective (WACOL) as it marks her silver jubilee with pomp, pageantry, and grandeur. Indeed, the event was a
As the economic situation in Nigeria continues to bite harder, many indigent homes are uncertain about the sources of their next meal. The condition has become even grimmer as the
PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE WOMEN AID COLLECTIVE (WACOL) TO MARK THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
The 10th of December every year is marked globally as Human Rights Day in commemoration of the adoption of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights(UDHR), the first-ever declaration on