WOMEN’S AID COLLECTIVE (WACOL) PROMOTING WOMEN & YOUNG PEOPLES RIGHTS IN NIGERIA RC 388132
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WACOL was established in 1997 as a non-governmental and non-profit organization registered in Nigeria. It has an observer status with the African union, African commission on human rights since 2001 and also has an NGO Special Consultative status with the United Nations approved in 2010 by ECOSOC.
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.
WACOL’s mission is to assist in the education, social, economic and political development of women and young people through a wide range of services: training, research, advocacy, shelter, free legal and financial aid, intra-familial/community conflict resolution, and information and library services. WACOL work throughout Nigeria and in the West African sub region and its offices in Nigeria are located in eight states namely: Abuja (FCT), Enugu, Katsina, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Anambra, Ebonyi and Abia states. WACOL in general works in four thematic areas namely; gender/human rights, peace advocacy/conflict resolution, democracy/good governance and reproductive health /rights. It coordinates a number of networks, including SEWNET and the South East Human Rights Situation Room for the reporting and documenting human rights violations. Importantly, WACOL offers free legal aid and assistance to women and children in especially difficult circumstances.
WACOL Truly Cares!!!! We provide confidential online services for victims/survivors!
Come for free legal aid services about: Your Rights, Life Saving Skills, Counseling, and Support Services
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WACOL Women House (Uloumunwanyi)
No. 9 Dr. Mathias Ilo Avenue, New Town, New Haven Extension
By Akanu Ibiam Airport Flyover, P.O. Box 2718, Enugu, Enugu State
Phone: 08095757590, 07035779083
Hotlines: 09060002128; 09091333000; 09092777000
Feacbook: @wacolnigeria @wacolgem
WACOL TAMAR SARC Helplines
09091333000 (Phone/Voice only)
09092777000 (SMS and WhatsApp Counseling only)