Elekeru Community Project

Are u in or around Elekeru community? Black Girls Ignite Africa in Partnership with IEVAWC will be embarking on a community project. Building of Primary Schools. Do you Want to Volunteer? For More Info- send all your requests, questions or suggestions to Or send a text to +2348181096328. Thanks.


What Thinks IEVAWC

My seven years old niece have started getting sensitive with her body part to the extent of not even fancying her mum talk more of uncles see her nakedness………. Well, neighbors and other people close to the family seems to be having problem with that, claiming that how can a small girl like her behaves like that on account that she has nothing to hide!…… I happens to be the only one in support of what the little girl is doing. My argument revolves around the drastic change in our wicked society where children are being abused and molested every day by the least expected culprits like a game. So I feel it’s even a good thing when a girl doesn’t feel free with adult about her nakedness because that may go a long way in to curbing some sick minds from attempting something fishy…..but what thinks IEVAWC?

Ralph LuSkills

IEVAWC: A digital hub for eliminating gender violence in Nigeria

It may not be an overstatement to state that in Nigeria, almost every family had suffered or had witnessed gender violence! “In Nigeria, a survey was conducted by Project Alert on Violence Against Women in 2001. Interviews were conducted with women working in markets, women working in other work places, and with girls and young women in secondary schools and in a university in Lagos state. They were asked about physical abuse in the family and in relationships and about rape and reporting incidents of violence. The answers women gave were alarming. 64.4 percent of 45 women interviewed in the work place said that they had been beaten by a partner, boyfriend or husband. 56.2 percent of 48 market women had experienced the same kind of violence. According to Amnesty International, the federal and state governments were partly responsible for these alarming figures. Neither the federal or state governments were doing anything to stem this violence and in some cases were even condoning it thus putting at risk millions of women nationwide.” This menace is on the increase and calls for private and non-governmental organization participation. This is why the Initiative for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Children (IEVAWC) in Nigeria was founded as a non-profit and non-governmental organization that is committed to preventing, eliminating, and providing lasting solutions to gender violence such as wife-battering, rape and child sexual abuse in the Nigerian society. IEVAWC was founded in June 14, 2006 by Miss Nabiye Blessing John Tal and was officially registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission in July 18, 2008. Membership categories include executive, registered, affiliates honorary and volunteers all dedicated to giving adequate advice and confidential counseling services to victims of gender violence through sensitive education and enlightenment campaigns such as seminars, talk shows, interactive forums, concerts, etc. (more…)

Tea Party! Tea Party!! Tea Party!!!

Tea Party! Tea Party!! Tea Party!!! This is to Inform you all that we have started the planning for our up-coming tea party in Abuja- Any suggestions, or new ideas are welcomes. We need ideas or suggestions on the venue to use and we need names of personalities that you would want us to invite. Please Contact Nabiye Tal, Latuji Jnr or Awyetu Wodi. Thank you.

Gender violence

Gender violence manifests itself in various forms, such as female foeticide, and infanticide, sexual abuse, incest, molestation, sexual harassment at wrk, in sch or evn on d streets, marital rape, domestic violence in d form of wife-assault and woman-battering. In som places, there exist culture- specific forms of violence against women like female genital mutilation (FGM), and child marriage. Of all d forms of violence dt women face, Domestic violence- i.e wife-battering, remains d least reported and the largely suppressed!

October 2017
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    SANA’A, Yemen, 16 October 2017 – “He is very weak and cannot even walk anymore. He’s lost so much weight.” Muhammad, 50, is desperate when he reaches the mobile medical team. He came on foot, carrying his feather-light son, Yahya, 4, in his arms. Muhammad has seen other children in his village die from malnutrition and he’s terrified the same fate awaits his […]
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  • ‘The night the sea rose’: Families from Barbuda and Cuba reflect on surviving Hurricane Irma September 22, 2017
    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and COJÍMAR, Cuba, 22 September 2017 – From 6–10 September, Hurricane Irma tore through the islands of the Caribbean, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The category 5 storm was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean.