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)
Both girl and boy children are equally important in the advancement of family and society. So, STOP discrimination against girl child today! Partner with WomenAid Collective (WACOL)/ WACOL Tamar SARC
August Women’s Conference 2021: WACOL Sensitises Community Women on Women’s/Human Rights, Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls
On the 6th and 7th of August 2021, WomenAid Collective (WACOL) visited Iwollo Community in Ezeagu Local Government Area and Amangwu Obofia in Nkanu West Local Government Area both in
WACOL INAUGURATES “50/50 WOMEN” ADVOCACY GROUP TO END HARMFUL CULTURAL NORMS AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN FOUR STATES IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA
The Women Aid Collective (WACOL) is currently holding a workshop/training to increase the capacity of 50 women leaders. These women were selected from various women groups in Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi,
WACOL Lauds Enugu State’s Monarchs on Abolition of Obnoxious Cultural Norms against Women, Calls for Replication across Nigeria
The prevalence of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Nigeria has dominated public discussion for decades. The media has been consistently inundated with bizarre tales of woes, agonies and