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Attempted murder of Ivie Edobor
Reported by Babsol Newspaper
Project Alert on Violence Against Women would like to express it’s deepest shock and concern over the almost deadly attack of Ivie Edobor by her estranged husband, John Edobor, a staff of Zenith Bank..........
Rape victim adopted after 8 years
Reported by NAIJ
A woman identified as Josephine Effah Chukwuma, couldn’t hold back her joy as she took to social media to share her gratitude for finally receiving the fulfillment of an 8-year-long dream.........
Kate Henshaw on getting involved with sick cancer patient
Reported by NAIJ
Kate has been drawn to the condition of the mother and child via Twitter in March, 2016, while the were begging in Onikan, Lagos. The child’s mother was reported to have three other children, all from different men. Michael, her last child, was born with a cancerous growth on his face and his mother took him on begging trips........
Kate Henshaw, family clash over sick baby’s treatment
Reported by Punch
Popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, says she regrets taking up a case involving a sex worker, identified as Mary, who allegedly abandoned her child, Michael, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.......
Human Rights Group Request For An Independent Autopsy And Coroner’s Inquest
Reported by Babsol Newspaper
Concerned Women Voices is a coalition of women rights organizations, professional women, and female celebrities who are concerned about the seeming increase in cases of violent incidences affecting women and girls both in private......
Late Dr. Hestianna Idiodi-Thomas: Group Request For An Independent Autopsy And Coronerís Inquest
Reported by Swift Reporter
On Friday October 16th, the social media was agog with reports of suspected acts of domestic violence that resulted in the death of Dr. (Mrs) Hestianna Idiodi-Thomas, a Consultant Paediatrician with Lagos University Teaching Hospital......
Sick Bastard! After sexually defiling his 7-year-old daughter, man gives her money to appease her
Reported by Olisa TV
As a result of the abuse, it was reported, whenever Cynthia felt sexual urges of any kind and her dad wasn’t around to arouse her, the young child would then invite boys to her home to touch her sexually......
Trader gives seven-year-old daughter N10 after rape
Reported by Punch
Seven-year-old Ngozi (pseudonym) is no longer a child. Her innocence has been stolen by her 41-year-old father, Emeka Igwe, who not only raped her, but got her addicted to masturbation......
Jumia, Project Alert and Lóreal Partner To Empower Nigerian Women
Reported by Jumia
Jumia, Lóreal and Project Alert have joined forces to take the International Women’s Day celebration a step further by hosting training and empowerment sessions for Nigerian women with a mission to empower women to be financially independent and to protect them against violence.....
Echoes of 2015 International Women’s Day
Reported by Theniche
Alcatel in donating the items to Project Alert, Effah-Chukwuma said the organisation is a non-profit making outfit, disclosing that funding of the organisation comes mainly from supports, such as individual, group or corporate donations, grants and perhaps little sales from the booklets it produces....
lcatel-Lucent, Jumia, Celebrate International Women’s Day With Project Alert
Reported by Guardian
RECOGNITION of the work of Project Alert on Violence Against Women, a non-governmental organisation came to fore on Wednesday when two corporate organisations, Alcatel-Lucent Nig. Ltd. and Jumia Nigeria celebrated ....
Dad rapes daughter to the point of death
Reported by Pulse
A 14-year-old girl identified as Uzor, has narrated to a non-governmental agency, Project Alert, dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of women and young girls as well as advocating for zero tolerance for all forms of violence...
Sex abuse: Victims recount ordeals at homes, schools and offices
Reported by Codewit
Mrs Josephine Effah Chukwuma of Project Alert on Violence Against Women and the police and headed to the Ikoyi residence of the couple to rescue the children and their mother and forwarded them to a shelter belonging to Project Alert at Ikeja.
Advocates on Domestic Violence Say Abuse Is Due To Ignorance
Reported by Channels
This she said this is according to the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) but globally it says one out of three women experience domestic violence either physical, emotional or sexual.
Activist Urges Parents To Pass Right Knowledge To Female Children To Prevent Abuse
Reported by Leadership
Mrs Josephine Chukwuma, the Executive director, Project Alert on Violence against Women, an NGO, on Thursday said children should be cautioned against inappropriate behavior directed at them..
Project Alert on Violence Against Women Urges Parents to Pass Right knowledge to Female Children to Prevent Abuse
Reported by BellaNaija
Chukwuma told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos an informed girl-child would not be a subject of abuse, whether it was done by family members, friends or strangers.
Activist Urges Parents To Pass Right Knowledge To Female Children To Prevent Abuse
Reported by Leadership Newspaper
Mrs Josephine Chukwuma, the Executive director, Project Alert on Violence against Women, an NGO, on Thursday said children should be cautioned against inappropriate behavior directed at them.
Project Alert, Access Bank Partner On sexual Violence
Reported by Guardian Newspaper
PROJECT Alert On Violence Against Women, a non-governmental organisation, and Access Bank, have entered into a partnership to bring an end to sexual violence on young persons in schools.
70% of sexual abuse victims under 18
Reported by The Nation
At least 70 per cent of victims of sexual abuse in Nigeria are below 18, Executive Director of a group, the Project Alert on Violence against Women, Mrs Josephine Effah-Chukwuma, has said.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence 2014: What Needs to be Done
Reported by Babsol Newspaper
It all started at the 1stWomen’s Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991.The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence was
Project Alert to participate in 16-day activism against gender violence
Reported by Hallmark Newspaper
xplaining further, she said “This period every year, has been used strategically by individuals, civil society organisations, human rights groups and governments, to heighten calls for the...
NGO partners bank on sexual violence
Reported by New Telegraph
Access Bank Plc has partnered a Non- Government Organisation, Project Alert, on campaign to end all forms of violence against women and young girls, particularly sexual violence.
At last, bank joins campaign against sexual violence
Reported by Niches Newspaper
Access Bank Plc has partnered a Non- Government Organisation, Project Alert, on campaign to end all forms of violence against women and young girls, particularly sexual violence.
Project Alert, Access Bank Partner On sexual Violence
Reported by theguardianmobile
PROJECT Alert On Violence Against Women, a non-governmental organisation, and Access Bank, have entered into a partnership to bring an end to sexual violence on young persons in schools.
Eliminating violence against women
Reported by Daily Independent
In Nigeria, domestic VAW is pervading and still on the high side. Project Alert on VAW, an organisation set up to wage war against VAW, conducted a survey in Lagos State in 2001 with women in all fields of life.....
Rape Allegation: DPO granted bail, as panel visits his office, toilet
Reported by Vanguard
At the opening, protestors confronted the Pastor's daughter, Ms. Hannah Atunde, whom first denied knowledge of the orphanage but when recognized as its administrator, was silent according to a witness. .........

Protest at Ogun State Orphanage Over Pastor's Rape Allegations
Reported by Saharareporters
At the opening, protestors confronted the Pastor's daughter, Ms. Hannah Atunde, whom first denied knowledge of the orphanage but when recognized as its administrator, was silent according to a witness. .........

Photos from rally against Pastor Tunde of Light of Hope Orphanage
Reported by Linda Ikeji
Today Saturday February 22nd, some members of Human Rights Groups including Project Alert, Women Arise, Freedom for Abused Children heard Pastor Tunde was reopening the orphanage in Lambe, after relocating it from Akute and stormed the area to stop the orphanage from re-launch .........

Rally against Pastor Tunde of Light of Hope Orphanage
Reported by information
In April 2013, the pastor and director of Light of Hope Orphanage, Akute, Ogun State, a man simply known as pastor Tunde was arrested by the police after two children in his orphanage accused him of rape. The orphanage was closed .........

Orphanage rape: Protest stalls relocation ceremony
Reported by Punch
A dedication and thanksgiving ceremony for the relocation of the Light of Hope Orphanage, Ogun State, was hastily cancelled on Saturday after protesters stormed the place. .........

Orphanage rape: Director absent in court
Reported by Punch
The Director of Light of Hope Orphanage, Akute, Mr. Olatayo Atunde, was on Thursday absent at the Ota Magistrate’s Court, Ogun State.Atunde had, on April 26 2013, been arraigned on four counts after his arrest by the Zone 2 police .........

Rape: ‘We won’t close orphanage’
Reported by Punch
The Ogun State Government says it will not close down the Light of Hope Orphanage, Akute, Ogun State, over allegations of sexual abuse against its Director, Mr. Olatayo Atunde..........

Rape victims insisted on returning to orphanage – Ogun
Reported by Punch
The Ogun State Ministry of Women Affairs on Thursday said it was right to return two key witnesses in a case against the Director of Light of Hope Orphanage, Akute, Mr. Olatayo Atunde, to the orphanage.........

Ogun returns rape victims to orphanage
Reported by Punch
Two teenage girls (names withheld), who were allegedly sexually abused by the director of Light of Hope Orphanage Akute, Ogun State, Mr. Olatayo Atunde, have been returned to the orphanage.........

Orphanage rape: Director remanded in prison
Reported by Punch
The Director of Light of Hope Orphanage, Mr. Omotayo Atunde, was on Friday remanded at the Ibarra Prison after his arraignment at the Ota Magistrate’s Court. The arraignment followed weeks of investigation after Atunde was accused........

Orphanage rape: Police set to prosecute director
Reported by Punch
Two weeks after the arrest of Director of Light of Hope Orphanage, Mr. Olatayo Atunde, the police are set to prosecute the case at the Ota Magistrate’s Court, Ogun State on Friday (today).........

Rape: Ogun bars director from orphanage
Reported by Punch
The Ogun State Government on Tuesday ordered the founder of the Light of Hope Orphanage, Pastor Olatayo Atunde, to stay away from the premises of the home located in Akute, Ifo Local Government........

Ogun horror Orphanage: Owner started raping me at 10 — Victim
Reported by Punch
From the outside, the Light of Hope Orphanage in Akute area of Ogun State looks like every other orphange. The facility which was founded in 1996 by Mr. Olatayo Atunde receives donations from multinational companies.......

Medical report stalls police investigation on orphanage rape
Reported by Punch
A meeting of all the parties involved in the Akute Orphanage saga, scheduled to hold on Monday was shelved after police investigators discovered the medical report of the two victims was not ready. .......

Rape: NGO takes custody of minors
Reported by Punch
The two minors, allegedly raped by the Director of Light of Hope Orphanage, Mr. Atunde, have been taken into custody by a non-governmental organisation, Project Alert on Violence against Women.. .......

Ogun probes orphanage rape
Reported by Punch
The Ogun State Ministry of Women Affairs has begun investigation into the alleged rape incident at the Light of Hope Orphanage, Akute........

Pastor accused of raping minors at orphanage
Reported by Punch
A pastor and director of Light of Hope Orphanage at Akute, Ogun State, identified simply as Mr. Atunde, was on Wednesday arrested by policemen from Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos State for allegedly raping two minors at his orphanage. .......

Actress Belinda Effah partners Project Alert on sexual harassment
Reported by Sun
Star of Kokomma, actress Belinda Effah, is partnering Project Alert, an NGO dedicated to creating awareness about the dangers of sexual abuse and rehabilitation of sexual abuse victims, in a new project designed to eliminate all forms of violence against women through the use of social media. .......

Groups rehabilitate, empower woman burnt by husband
Reported by Punch
Mercy Nnadi, the woman who was severely burnt with a hot pressing iron by her husband early this year, has been fully rehabilitated by three non-governmental organisations. PUNCH Metro had reported on April 20, 2012, that Henry Nnadi, a washerman, allegedly used a hot pressing iron to inflict burns all over Mercy’s body .......

Contending With Rising Cases Of Rape
Reported by PM News
Uncontrolled rape incidences all over Nigeria have become a daily occurrence and a fundamental issue affecting women and girl child development in the country. Today, of all women’s fears, that of being raped is the darkest. Though a global phenomenon, appalling side to our experience of its menace here have to do with impunity of the perpetrators .......

WAPA, UNFPA train policewomen on violence
Reported by Punch
Some senior policewomen, drawn from the Lagos State Police Command, are currently undergoing a three-day training on Gender-Based Violence. The workshop, under the auspices of the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs Poverty Alleviation and facilitated by Project Alert on Violence Against Women..

Report cases of gender-based violence
Reported by Punch
Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has advised Lagosians to report cases of gender-based violence to the ministry. WAPA made the call during the training for health workers in the state on gender-based violence in Lagos..

Groups Harp On Women Protection
Reported by PM News
Justice For All in Collaboration with Civil Society Groups on Tuesday launched a handbook on “Guidelines For Responding to cases of violence against women”.The event which took place in Lagos was attended by government officials, non-governmental agencies for women’s rights, the National Human Rights Commission, the police .......

Lagos, UNFPA Fight Gender-Based Violence
Reported by PM News
Speaking on Examination and Documentation of GBV, facilitator, Effah-Chukwuma said pictures needed to be taken to identify injuries or body maps, adding that when using such pictures, the victim’s consent should be sought......

Latest on burnt housewife: Doctor frustrates NGOs, stops transfer for better treatment
Reported by Vanguard
A mild drama unfolded itself at New Evolution Hospital, in Ago area of Lagos, where 36-year-old Mercy Nnadi, whose one year-old son was killed by her husband, who also burnt her with hot pressing iron, over allegation that she was having a clandestine relationship with her father in-law, last Friday.....

3 NGOs launch appeal fund for burnt housewife
Reported by Vanguard
Three Non-Governmental Organisations, Project Alert on Violence against Women, Centre for Organizational Development, COD, Nigeria, and Zahara Women Foundation, have launched an appeal fund to save the life of a housewife, Mrs Mercy Nnadi, who suffered third degree burns when her husband, Henry Nnadi burnt her with hot iron for allegedly sleeping with his 65-year- old father....

Domestic Violence Is Unjustifiable
Reported by TheNEWS
For marital violence, domestic violence, spousal violence or whatever people want to call it, the key thing is that the perpetrator or the victim are in a kind of family relationship. It could be marriage or birth relationship. I think domestic violence is as old as man. But just like every other form of violence against women, increasingly, people are talking about it and speaking out against it. Moreso, we are beginning to see very...

Lady burnt with iron by husband seeks help.
Reported by Punch
Mercy Nnadi, the lady who was allegedly burnt and brutally stabbed by her husband, Henry, on April 8, 2012, is in desperate need of medical surgery, PUNCH Metro has learnt.Our correspondent learnt that 38-year-old Mercy is still in excruciating pain at the New Evolution Hospital, Okota as a result of the intensity of burns she sustained from the hot pressing iron her husband placed all over her body because he suspected she was having an affair with his father..

‘Most educated women get violated too’
Reported by The Sun
For 13 years, Mrs. Josephine Effah-Chukwuma, the Executive Director of Project Alert on Violence Against Women has handled diverse domestic violence cases some of which almost broke her resolve to fight the menace till the end.Speaking with Daily Sun recently, Effah-Chukwuma reveals...

RAPE: When old vice becomes new monster
Reported by Vanguard
Another report by Project Alert against Violence against Women, a Lagos based non-governmental organization noted that: in 2003, 32 cases of rape and sexual assault were reported, and 46 cases were reported for the period covering December 2004 to November 2005....

Nigeria: Please Support Project Alert
Reported by The News
I am writing this blog to ask you to support the work and activities of Project Alert, an NGO that caters for incidences of violence against women in Nigeria. I believe Nigeria is quite needful of...

Domestic Violence Is Unjustifiable
Reported by The News
For marital violence, domestic violence, spousal violence or whatever people want to call it, the key thing is that the perpetrator or the victim are in a kind of family relationship. It could be marriage or birth relationship...

NGO moves against sex abuse
Reported by The Nation
For quite some time now, sexual crimes against children have been on the increase, experts have said. To solve the problem in Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation working on the prevention and response to sexual violence, especially against children.......

Nigeria: Celebrating Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Cutting
Reported by Daily Champion
Commenting on the practice also, Mrs Josephine Effah-Chukwuma, Executive Director, Project Alert on Violence Against Women, a Lagos-based non-governmental organisation that addresses all forms of discrimination......

Futures Without Violence
Reported by FWV
Defending the human rights of women and young girls, Project Alert on Violence Against Women, is a non-governmental organization in Lagos, Nigeria established by Josephine Effah-Chukwuma in January 1999......

‘In Nigeria, there’s no criminal justice for women’- Mrs Effa-Chukwuma
Reported by Vanguard
The Executive Director of Project Alert on Violence Against Women, Mrs.Josephine Effa Chukwuma is one woman who has been in the vanguard of promoting social justice, especially for abused women and girls in Nigeria......

Violence Against Women (I)
Reported by Allafrica
The network of human rights activists in Nigeria have been going through one of the most shocking events in contemporary times. The rape event in Abia State University where a young woman was raped and .....

Lagos residents walk to protest ABSU rape
Reported by DailyTimes
The ABSUrapewalk which was organised by several civil society organisations, including Project Alert, Delta Women Association, War Against Rape and Enough is Enough, took place today in Lagos.....

Our March Against ABSU 5 Today
Reported by AllAfrica
Today, Nigerians in Abia, Abuja and Lagos will engage in a walk to protest against the non-deliverance of justice to ABSU 5 who committed the heinous gang-rape of a young woman and the general university .....

Uniting against rape
Reported by DailyTimes
Project Alert, War Against Rape and Enough is Enough Nigeria were some of the organisations that partnered to hold walks against rape in three states of the federation; Lagos, Abia and Abuja...

Murdered banker must not die in vain –Group
Reported by Punch
Hundreds of people took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against the rise of domestic abuse in the country with a particular reference to the case of a banker, Titilayo Arowolo, who was allegedly kill.. ..

Celebrities call for stiffer penalties against wife battery
Reported by Vanguard
Goodwill celebrity ambassadors have urged the Federal Government to put in place stiffer penalties for men who batter their wives.The celebrities, who spoke in Lagos at an awareness campaign against domestic violence .. ..

When women, men walked for Titilayo
Reported by The Sun
Almost three months after she was gruesomely murdered, allegedly by her husband, women have vowed not to keep quiet regarding her case. For the late Titilayo Arowolo, women want justice served to the offender even .. ..

Tackling sexual violence in higher institutions
Reported by Next
Young ladies have been advised not to encourage verbal sexual abuse because it could lead to physical sexual abuse.According to Kate Ibeanusi, programme officer with Project Alert, before rape or sexual .. ..

Banker’s Murder: Govt’ll Verify Psychiatric Test
Reported by This Day
Lagos State Government Wednesday vowed to monitor and verify the state of mind of Mr. Kolade Arowolo, who allegedly murdered his Lagos-based wife, Mrs. Titilayo Arowolo, a staff of Skye Bank Plc, in order to forestall any form of manipulation and to ensure that justice is done in the matter.. .. .

There should be serious laws to tackle domestic violence – Effah-Chukwuma
Reported by Vanguard
Mrs. Josephine Effah-Chukwuma is the Founder and President of Project Alert on Violence Against Women. In this encounter, she answers questions on matters of domestic violence, calling on government to put more effort in tackling the issue... .

Slain banker’s hubby claims innocence, but questions persist ...to undergo psychiatric test
Reported by Punch
The murder of Titilayo Arowolo, a banker, allegedly killed by her husband, Akolade, on June 24, 2011, took a surprising twist when the suspect claimed that he was innocent. . .. .

Murder suspect denies killing wife
Reported by Next
Akolade Arowolo 30, a murder suspect wants young men to learn from his incarceration. Mr Arowolo a businessman is in police custody for allegedly killing his wife, Titilayo on June 24th at their residenc ..

Court remands suspected wife killer in prison
Reported by The Nation
Akolade Arowolo, the 30-year-old suspected of killing his banker wife, Titilayo (29), was yesterday ordered to be remanded in prison by the Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos. . .. .

Father of wife killer weeps as son appears in court
Reported by Punch
The father of Akolade Arowolo, the man suspected to have killed his wife, Titilayo, wept bitterly as his son was arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos on Friday. . .. .

Victim of domestic violence cries for help
Reported by Nigerian Compass
FOR not preparing food on time, Mrs Omoyemi Okoroafor, a mother of two, almost lost her life in the hands of her husband. As a punishment, Mrs Okoroafor today is suffering from severe burns . .. .

Violence Against Women Limits Their Productivity - Atsenuwa
Reported by All Africa
Violence against women has been recognized internationally as a major violation of woman human rights.This was formalized in 1995 with the United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of .. .

Women seek solution to violence against them
Reported by Daily Independent
Violence Against Women (VAW) is not only among the anti-social evils at home; it takes place at most schools, despite being centres of social, spiritual and moral development; in workplaces, in spite of .. .

Women should go into marriage with realistic expectations – Effah-Chukwuma
Reported by National Mirror
Josephine EffahChukwuma is the Executive Director of Project Alert on Violence Against Women a nongovernmental women's right organisation set up to promote .. .

Wife Battering: FG Recalls High Commissioner To Kenya
Reported by Online Nigeria
Speaking to our correspondent on Monday, the executive director, Project Alert Against Violence Against Women, Mrs. Josephine Effah-Chukwu, said that the...

Wife Battering - FG Recalls High Commissioner to Kenya
Reported by AllAfrica
Speaking to our correspondent on Monday, the executive director, Project Alert Against Violence Against Women, Mrs. Josephine Effah-Chukwu, said that the ....

Guarding against gender-based violence
Reported by Independent Newspapers
“Every time I ask him a question about his whereabouts, my husband turns me to a punching bag. He does not stop at that; he will abuse me to the extent that I now feel so worthless,” .. .

Groups campaign for Rights Bill
Reported by Next
In a bid to promote and protect the human rights of women, especially with regard to their participation in governance, a group of nongovernmental organisations under the umbrella of the National Coalition on Affirmative Action (NCAA), have proposed the passing of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill ....

Empowering Abused Women
Reported by All Africa
Lagos — Women who have suffered one form of abuse or the other go through lot of trauma which include emotional, financial and societal ordeals.

Nigerian women target gender violence
Reported by UN
In Lagos, a 15-year-old girl answers a knock on her door and finds herself doused with acid by a former boyfriend. She dies several days later, horribly disfigured. In the Niger Delta oil fields, soldiers enter the village of Choba after a gun battle and rape 60 women.

Family Battles Project Alert In Court Over Child Custody
Reported by NBF
Project Alert, a non-governmental organisation concerned with women and children issues, has been taken to court by the family of a 14-year old rape victim (name withheld) over the custody of the victim.

Violence Against Women is a Human Rights Abuse
Reported by All Africa
The work has been pretty challenging, I must say. However, it has been fulfilling in the sense that we are touching lives and dealing with human beings like us. It makes us here at Project Alert realise that the

Half of Nigeria's women experience domestic violence
Reported by Afrol News
While the level of violence against Nigerian women in the home remains poorly mapped, pilot studies conclude it is "shockingly high". Up to two-thirds of women in certain communities in Nigeria's Lagos

Nigeria: Victims of sexual abuse get help from Weird MC and women rights group
Reported by NGO News Africa
Project Alert, a non-governmental women rights organisation and popular Nigerian female act, Weird MC, on Friday donated about N150,000 to women who have been victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse..

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Kate Henshaw condemns violence against women
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KIND, others join forces to fight violence against women
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