Category Archives: Publications and Reports

Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – February 2017

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

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New Guidance Released: Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts

BY J.J. MESSNER*   Cet article est aussi disponible en français The Fund for Peace is delighted to announce the release of a new guidance handbook on Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts, published by the International Finance Corporation and co-authored with The Fund for Peace and Monkey Forest Consulting. This […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Quarterly Report 11

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 November 2016 to January 2017.

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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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FFP and @dcaf_business are pleased to present our research study and guidance toolkit on #VPSHR in-country implementation, with plenty of insights for business and human rights initiatives more broadly. https://t.co/EXRw1s4TFL

In 2005, #CotedIvoire ranked top of the #FragileStatesIndex. After recovering from two civil wars and implementing structural reforms, it is now one of the fastest growing economies in the world ... but work still needs to be done. https://t.co/eH6k8Ln0zA #FSI2020