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  • An Empowerment Tool

    This resource is intended to serve as an empowerment tool, providing affected persons with the tools with which to help themselves and others. It is an advocacy platform, helping to highlight the resources and tools for combating this societal and public health challenge.

  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence (also known as intimate partner violence and abuse, spousal abuse, and family violence) violence is often defined as the physical and/or psychological abuse of an intimate partner.

  • Tips for Surviving Domestic Violence and Abuse

    Our primary goal at CHELD is to reduce domestic violence in Nigeria by changing public perception, providing access to helpful resources, and encouraging law reform and implementation..

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VPPA: The Violence against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015

The Violence against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 was signed into law on the 25th of May 2015 after over ten years in the legislative process. It is an amalgamation of different bills which sought to abolish all obsolete laws relating to matters such as rape, assault etc... Read More
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What We Do

This online resource centre is intended to be a comprehensive, one-stop source for all information on domestic violence in Nigeria. The goal is to provide information that is not ordinarily accessible or easily accessible in one site, to allow people in domestic violence situations to be able to express themselves anonymously, and to garner more information on domestic violence Read More

About Us

The Centre for Health Law Ethics and Development (CHELD) is a non-profit organisation which seeks to improve public health in Nigeria and other African countries through advocating for reform, development and implementation of good health laws and health policies, facilitates enlightenment of health ethics and its role in improving public health, and health policy in Nigeria and other countries. Read More

Domestic Violence and Abuse

Domestic violence (also known as intimate partner violence and abuse, spousal abuse, and family violence) violence is often defined as the physical and/or psychological abuse of an intimate partner. In our understanding, however, domestic violence includes physical and sexual abuse of children within a home, as well as economic exploitation, intimidation, Read More

Help for Domestic Violence

Helplines: For information or help in domestic abuse situations Call the lines below:
Federal Government of Nigeria Toll Free Number for Violation of Girls and Women
080072732255
CHELD Domestic Violence Helplines
0810 757 2829; 0813 164 3208
Project Alert - 234-1-8209387; 08052004698; 08180091072

Contact Us

Domestic Violence Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel: +234-8103235860
Email: info@cheld.org, cheluchi@cheld.org