Papa Ajasco & Company Reloaded Tackles Gender-Based Violence
Wale Adenuga Productions (WAP) has partnered with KIN Production to execute a project commissioned by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for the production of a special season of Papa Ajasco & Company Reloaded which advocates against Gender-based Violence against Women and Girls.
In line with European Union and United Nations Spotlight Initiative program, this upcoming special season of Papa Ajasco & Company Reloaded would feature 13 episodes of several stories advocating against all forms of Gender-based Violence; including Rape, Battery, Child Abuse, Homicide, Early Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, HIV, Illiteracy, etc, as well as the Culture of Silence; all aimed at bringing about positive changes in social norms, attitude, and behaviours.
According to Wale Adenuga Jr., Managing Director WAP, “Over the years, we have collaborated with National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP), Society for Family Health (SFH), Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria (SEC), National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Voices 4 Change, Ministry of Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation, and other organisations, to use our popular TV Programmes as effective tools for enlightening the populace and promoting societal change on specific issues. We would be revealing more details about our partnership with KIN Production and UNESCO very shortly.”
The multiple-award-winning Papa Ajasco & Company Reloaded is watched by millions of viewers across Nigeria and Worldwide, through a strategic combination of Terrestrial and Satellite TV Providers: NTA Network: Tuesdays 8:00 – 8:30pm, STV Network: Saturdays 9:00 – 9:30pm, and wapTV (DStv 262, StarTimes 116, GOtv 102, FreeTV 751, Play 275, and MyTV): Tuesdays 8:30 – 9:00pm.