Author Archives: Christina Murphy

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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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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📢 The #FragileStatesIndex is ready to launch! Please join us Wednesday, July 13th at 10am ET for analysis and discussion on #fragility, the rise of #authoritarianism, and more. Register now: https://t.co/d92HZMsDcD

Wonderful luncheon with H.E Amb. @MichalMlynar of @SlovakiaUNNY, my great friend & supporter @ASherinian, and other incredible guests to discuss a white paper on “#Faith & #Media: Partners for #Resilience in Civil Society”. Timely dialogue & great recommendations! @fundforpeace