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.
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WACOL AT 25
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.
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WACOL Success Stories
Stories of Hope
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)
WACOL GIRLS-WILL Initiative will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl
WACOL GIRLS-WILL Initiative will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl, the theme for 2022 International Day of the Girl is”Our Time is Now—Our Rights, Our
Traditional rulers in Anambra State have pledged their commitment to end all forms of violence and harmful practices against women. This formed part of their communique after a multi-stakeholders’ strategic
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, (HRM) Alfred Achebe, led Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, has expressed its readiness to collaborate with famous Non- governmental organization,
Prof. Joy Ezeilo, founder of the WomenAid Collective (WACOL), an NGO, has commended efforts of Anambra stakeholders to fight violence against women and the girl child. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ezeilo made the
ENUGU – Anambra Traditional Rulers Council has frowned against all forms of Violence against Women and Girls, including harmful practices that affects women in the state. This was contained in a