Category Archives: Publications and Reports

Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – January 2017

The following memo analyzes data for the focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta for January 2017.

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Human Rights & Business Roundtable Annual Report 2016

BY J.J. MESSNER AND HANNAH BLYTH* The mission of The Human Rights & Business Roundtable is to promote the rule of law and open societies. Launched in 1996, the Roundtable was the first forum designed for multinational businesses and mainstream human rights organizations to discuss issues of common concern in an atmosphere of mutual respect, […]

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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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Congratulations to FFP's Marcel Maglo, who accepted his International Alumni Award for Exceptional Humanitarian and Service Achievement from @kennesawstate

#Yemen tops the #FragileStatesIndex by @fundforpeace. Today, more than 10 million people nationwide experience extreme #hunger, with some 238,000 Yemenis suffering from what the IPC calls “catastrophic hunger”, meaning that they are starving to death.

The Fragile 15 | Behind the rankings, lives upended

What life looks like on the ground in 15 fragile states.

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FFP’s Hannah Blyth discussed #VPSHR implementation and security due diligence at the #OECDMinerals Responsible Mineral Suppy Chains Forum with @fredericchenais @HumanSecurityCH @dcaf_ppps @foreignoffice @Total @OECD_BizFin