WACOL Women’s Violence and Abuse hotline: 234-555-645-324 

Emergency | urgence | emergencia | Notruf | 緊急 | крайняя необходимость: (from mobile phones) – 112 or 911

Non-emergency ambulance: 1777

Police hotline: 1800 255 0000

Abuse helplines: (234) 0704 761 828/845

WACOL Nigeria (Women Aid Collective)

wacolnigeria.org/

234-555-645-324 

Women’s Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) 

https://womenconsortiumofnigeria.org

Every Girl Every Woman

www.everygirleverywoman.org

Help for Victims of Matrimonial Abuse Foundation

helpforvictimsofdomesticabuse@gmail.com

08061282142 

http://victimsofmatrimonialabuse.com/

Plot: 38 Ella Court, Opposite Zenith Bank. Okpanam Road ASABA, Nigeria 

Primary Contact SUSAN PERKINS

Kids & Teens Resource Centre

martinmaryfalana@gmail.com

08035606915 

www.kidsnteensngo.org

Funmine Castle, Opposite Solab Suites FUTA South Gate road Akure, Nigeria 

Primary Contact Martin-Mary Falana

Partnership for Justice

partners@pjnigeria.org

+2348125152683 

www.pjnigeria.org

2 Tunde Gafar Close, Off Adeniji Jone, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria

Sexual Offences Awareness & Victims Rehabilitation Initiative 

soarinitiative@yahoo.com

+234-8179080655 

www.soarinitiative.org.ng

3rd Floor, Suite DC 1, Apo Sparklight Mall, opposite Living Faith Church, Durumi Abuja, Nigeria

TULIPS Intl Foundation

tulipsintlfoundation@gmail.com 

+2348067430440

www.facebook.com/tulipsintlfoundation 

Cirular road, adjacent Kwali Kwali Filling Station, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

Women Against Rape Sexual Harassment and Exploitation (WARSHE) 

warshen@yahoo.com

2348034078730 

www.tiwalola.org

Conference Centre Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Women’s Rights And Health Project: WRAHP 

womensrightsandhealth.org/

Center for Advancement of Development Rights (Nigeria)

ceader.org/

Project Alert on Violence Against Women  

projectalertnig.org/

Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre 

http://cirddoc.org

For a list of CIRDDOC Community Information Centres (CIC) and Legal Aid Clinics, click here.


In Ethiopia and parts of West Africa, marriage at the age of 7 or 8 years is not uncommon. In Nigeria, the mean age at first marriage is 17 years, but in the Kebbi State of northern Nigeria, the average age at first marriage is just over 11 years. Source: UNICEF Innocenti Research Center. Early marriage: child spouses. Innocenti Digest, 2001, No. 7.

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