”We Have A Duty To End Violence Against Women”

I want to thank Partnership for Justice for initiating the project that brings us all here today and for inviting me to attend this opening of the MIRABEL CENTRE, a refuge for women escaping Violence against Women (VAW) in Lagos. Continue reading

Speech by Prof. Wale Oke, Chief Medical Director, LASUTH

Distinguished guests of honour, ladies and gentlemen; As the chief host of this occasion, it gives me great pleasure to be part of this prestigious event that seeks justice and medical support services for victims and survivors of sexual assault in Lagos. Continue reading

Mirabel Centre: Journey so far

It has been remarkable and phenomenal working at the Mirabel Centre. I have learnt quite a lot, and gained in-depth understanding and skills in relating with traumatized people. Though it is emotionally disturbing to hear and see people whose powers were violently taken from them through events that are not of their making, it is re-assuring to know that Mirabel Centre has been very supportive. Continue reading

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Mirabel Centre: Victims’ Experience

She came in from Warri to stay with her aunt in Lagos. Unknown to her that her aunt had moved from the previous location that she knew and has no where to stay.She went to a particular hotel somewhere in Ogudu area where someone living around the hotel told her that the owner is from her place and she went to meet him to explain her situation and the

Beware! Rape of minors on the increase — NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC,  has raised the alarm over the increasing cases of rape in the country, stressing that most of the recently reported incidents involved the defilement of minors by adults.

Mirabel News: Victims’ Experience

She is a 20 year old 1st class graduate of a Nigerian private university. One fateful day she was going to a friend’s mother’s birthday party when this school mate of hers whom she knew just in passing, came up to her and asked where she was going. She told him admitting to him that she didn’t really know the area well

Statistics On Cases Handled In First Five Months Of Operation Of The Mirabel SARC

The Mirabel Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) provides assistance (medical and counselling) to victims of sexual assault across Lagos State. The centre opened in July 2013 and has now been operational for 5 months.