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

Seven Minors Raped In Cross River Council In 21 Days

By Samson Balogun | November 25, 2021

Child Protection Network (CPN) in Cross River State has raised the alarm over seven reported cases of underage girls raped in Akampka Local Government Area of the state within 21 days. The state Chairperson, Child Protection Network (CPN), James Ibor,…

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Approbation and Reprobation Hamper Advocacy Against Witch Persecution in Africa -By Leo Igwe.

By Samson Balogun | November 14, 2021

You have to be able to prove the alleged witch has broken the law. Even though in reality earthly laws are inadequate in the realm of the supernatural”.As these posts have amply illustrated, members of the Nigerian elite – expected…

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD, 2022.

By Edu Ele | June 16, 2022

The Day of the African Child is celebrated every year on June 16 since 1991. It was first initiated by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in honor of those who participated in the Soweto Uprising in 1976. It is a…

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Ford Foundation
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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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