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.

Latest from our Child Rights Blog

Man Ties 3 Year Old Niece to Tree and Sets Her on Fire for Defecating

By Edu Ele | June 30, 2018

The child pictured above is 3 year old Destiny* a native of Akampka Local Government Area in Cross River State. She lives with her paternal uncle in the village as her parents have moved to the city in order to…

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Deff Partners With Basic Rights Counsel Initiative

By Edu Ele | February 15, 2018

Angel Abasiamana, her younger siblings and their mother were accused of witchcraft and thrown out of their house. This accusation traumatized the kids and their mother in no small way. They were left to fend for themselves as much as…

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Save Enobong’s Abducted Children

By Edu Ele | December 21, 2017

On the 19th of November, 2017, Enobong Effiong Joseph and her four children were abducted from Calabar at about 7am on their way to church and taken to Aba in Abia State. The woman who was separated from her children…

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 Our Partners

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UNICEF
Ford Foundation
Project Alert
CLEEN Foundation

About Us

BRCI is a nonprofit in Nigeria working in the trenches since 2011 to promote and protect the fundamental rights of children.

Our strategy relies on providing free legal and ancillary services like emergency shelter, family tracing and unification, economic, educational and medical support for vulnerable children.

Contact BRCI

15, King Street, Big Qua, Calabar, CRS, Nigeria

+234 809 012 3666

+234 906 042 6199

info@brci.org.ng

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