Publications and Reports

Impacts of Violence on Women and Girls in Kaduna

BY PATRICIA TAFT, HANNAH BLYTH AND CHRISTINA MURPHY Women and girls are often the targets — either directly or caught in the crossfire — of this inter-communal conflict. They also bear the brunt of economic pressures through displacement, livelihood and property destruction, or loss of household breadwinners as a result of the violence. In their […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Quarterly Report 10

BY PATRICIA TAFT* This report summarizes the main findings as detailed in three memos produced during the tenth quarter of data collection and analysis. This quarterly report covers the time period from August to October 2016.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – December 2016

The following memo analyzes data for the NSRP focus states of Bayelsa, Borno, Delta, Kaduna, Kano, Plateau, Rivers and Yobe for December 2016.

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The Street Kids of Calabar: A Punitive Approach is Not Enough

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) In recent times Calabar, the Cross River state capital has been faced with rising insecurity as a result of violence and criminality attributed to street children locally called ‘Skolombo Boys’ and ’Lacasera Girls.’ These homeless children beg for alms and scavenge for recyclable […]

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History Never Quite Repeats: Militancy in the Niger Delta

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) This briefing outlines the background and historical significance of militancy in the Niger Delta. It summarizes the recent trends in violence and insecurity, and provides recommendations for promoting greater peace and security within the region.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – November 2016

The following memo analyzes data for the focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta for November 2016.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – October 2016

The following memo analyses data for the focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta for October 2016.

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Niger Delta Conflict Tracker: Q3, 2016

BY PARTNERS FOR PEACE, FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) This quarterly tracker looks at the trends and patterns of conflict risk factors and incidents of violence, and their pressures on peace and stability in the Niger Delta. It is not designed as a conflict analysis, but rather, it is intended […]

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Impacts of Conflict, Violence on Women and Girls in Nigeria’s Plateau State

BY PATRICIA TAFT, HANNAH BLYTH, AND CHRISTINA MURPHY Although the number of reported conflict fatalities in Plateau state has fallen in 2016, the effects of displacement and violence continue to reverberate in the lives of women and girls. Continuing to monitor trends and incidents of VAWG, and how they are interrelated to other conflict drivers, […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – September 2016

The following memo analyses data for the focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta for September 2016.

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FFP’s J.J. Messner and Hannah Blyth, and Marlene Wafler of @DCAF_Geneva, presented their research findings on in-country working groups to #VPSHR Plenary

FFP’s Hannah Blyth discusses the importance of local engagement and buy-in for in-country implementation of the #VPSHR, using the example of #Ghana

Proud to work with the @AfDB_Group on their Country Resilience and Fragility Assessment tool training in Mozambique #Africa #Resilience