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We put people at the center of our work, particularly those affected by  conflict and insecurity

About Us

Safer World Foundation

Safer World Foundation is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization that works to reduce violent conflict, minimize the impact of violence on individuals and communities at large, as well as to build safer communities.

At Safer World Foundation, we believe that to achieve lasting peace, people must actively get involved in providing alternatives to violence and have access to fair and effective means of addressing grievances and inequalities that drive conflict.

Safer World Foundation has been working in North Eastern States of Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi and Yobe State. In North Central States of Benue, Niger, Taraba, Nasarawa, Plateau and South Western State Osun since August 2015.

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Ending violence against women and girls is a global movement. Violence against women and girls happens everywhere; in homes, schools, workplaces, and public spaces. It affects nearly every segment of society from all racial, socioeconomic, religious, age, gender and other groups. The statistics are sobering.

Violence against women is a pandemic that affects all countries, cultures, economics or social strata. This article explores the meaning of “violence against women”, its root causes, types of violence and how to prevent it. The article also analyses the scope of this epidemic, the effects on women and girls, as well as its long-term impact on their lives. Read on to learn more about preventing violence against women and girls and ending it once and for all.

Ending violence against women and girls once and for all will take an entire global community working together to achieve it. That’s why the United Nations has spearheaded a new initiative called the END Violence Against Women Initiative. The initiative has six action areas that we need to work on collectively in order to end the pandemic of violence against women and girls once and for all.





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Our Latest Projects


Setting Up Trauma Listening Centers, Psychosocial First Aid and Referral pathways for 12 communities from 4 wards of Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa State


Youth Inclusion in Democratic Conflict Resolution and Civic Education in Adamawa State, Nigeria


Strengthening Community Response to Conflict between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria’s Middle Belt Region

While you are here, watch


A Safer World Foundation documentary showcasing the amazing journey of healing of trauma survivors impacted by different degrees of conflict and violence that resulted in numerous deaths and loss of livelihoods

Our integrity as an organization comes from the values and principles that guide our work

People Centered

We put people at the center of our work, particularly those affected by conflict and insecurity.

Thought Leadership

We promote and support inclusive and cooperative approaches to decision-making.


We believe in the worth, equality and dignity of every person, and society for people to enjoy security, justice and peaceful co-existence. We promote and support inclusive and cooperative approaches to decision-making.


We understand that everything we do can have positive or negative effects on conflict dynamics and gender relationships, and being sensitive to this is central to our work.


We are accountable to the communities and partners we work with, and to the donors and public who support our work.


We are a learning organization, striving to learn from each other – staff, partners and communities.

Our partners

Together, we can

Build a world where everyone feels safe