Women Empowerment and Legal Aid Initiative (WELA), Lagos, Nigeria
|Women Empowerment and Legal Aid Initiative (WELA), Lagos, Nigeria|
|Street address:||25, ADEKUNLE FAJUYI WAY, G.R.A, Lagos, Nigeria 234|
|Location coordinates:||6° 34' 16" N, 3° 21' 17" E|
|Target:||Girls and Women|
|Organization type:||Local NGO (operating at the community level)|
|Sectors:||Violence Against Women, Human Rights, Gender Discrimination, Empowerment, Education, Disabled Women|
WELA offers free legal services to the less privileged in society,specializes in the empowerment of women and defense of women's rights.
WELA is Non Governmental Organisation that specializes in the defence of Women's rights, challenges any laws that are not favourable to women and children or any law that tends to be biased against women. They assist women who are suffering or have suffered from domestic violence and care for the life of women, especially the widows, orphas, less privileged in the society, old people, disabled etc in terms of free legal service and vocational training.