Putting Smiles On The Faces Of Children

We work directly with vulnerable children to rescue them from abusive situations and restore their human dignity...

Our Vision

A Society With Enhanced Quality Of Life For Women And Children.

Our Mission

Facilitate Access To Justice, Equity And Economic Empowerment For Indigent Women, And Vulnerable Children Through Advocacy And Partnership With Relevant MDAs, And Non-State Actors.

Our Core Values

  • Best Interest Of The Child
  • Equity & Justice
  • Good Governance
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Promoting Secularism

Impact by the Numbers.

Children Rescued
Women Empowered
Bills Passed into Law
Convictions Secured

Rescue

We rescue abused children and provide a measure of safety to them. This critical first step is often necessary to keep the children alive.

Advocacy

Engaging appropriate levels of government for the inclusion of specific needs of children in government policy.

Legal Counseling

Legal counseling for children on their fundamental rights and avenues to redress when these rights violated.

Training

Disadvantaged teenagers and women acquire skills that give them economic alternatives, reducing inequality and raising productivity.

Legal Representation

Properly documenting cases of child abuse and filing suits at the appropriate courts at no costs to the victims.

Peer Networks

Formation of peer education groups in primary and post-primary institutions to propagate the ideals of human rights.

Basic Rights Counsel Initiative Is Now A Member And Associates Of Humanists International

Latest from our Child Rights Blog

2019 International Women’s Day Celebration

By Jansi Omini | March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights. After the Socialist Party of America organized a Women’s Day on February 28, 1909 in New York, the 1910 International Socialist…

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PRESS STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE PRESS INTERVIEW GRANTED BY ELDER (MRS.) MARGARET E. ASIM ON THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD ALLEGEDLY COMMITTED BY HER HUSBAND, MR. EDET OKON ASIM

By Jansi Omini | December 19, 2018

I have read with infinite pain and sadness the press interview granted by Elder (Mrs.) Margaret E. Asim, wife of the embattled Special Adviser to the Governor of Cross River State on Biodiversity, Mr. Edet Okon Asim, who is alleged…

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End Witchcraft Branding and Stigmatization Campaign (#EWBS)

By Jansi Omini | November 27, 2018

Comfort, Hope and Goodness, three girls aged 13, 5 and 3 respectively are siblings who live with their grandmother since losing both of their parents in 2016. In February 2018 they were branded witches by their grandmother and accused of…

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About Us

BRCI is a non-profit organization in Nigeria working in the trenches since 2011 to promote and protect the fundamental rights of children and indigent women.

Our strategy relies on practically deploying out standard case management tools using existing laws and policies and promoting necessary reforms.

Contact BRCI

45A Emmanuel Edem Crescent, Phase II, Federal Housing Estate, Old Odukpani Road, Calabar, Cross River State.

+234 809 012 3666

+234 906 042 6199

info@brci.org.ng

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