Category Archives: Publications and Reports

Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – April 2016

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

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – March 2016

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

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Resurgence of Militancy in the Niger Delta: Update on the Niger Delta Avengers

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE The agitation for resource control in the Niger Delta developed a violent dimension between 2006 and 2009, when militant groups took over the struggle from the political elites and resorted to violence to express their grievances. The militants resorted to armed […]

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Niger Delta Conflict Tracker: Q1, 2016

BY PARTNERS FOR PEACE, FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) Violence has been increasing in the Niger Delta over the last several years. According to data formatted and integrated onto the Peace Map, in Quarter 1 of 2016, the number of fatalities reached the highest point since the end of the […]

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Voluntary Principles in Ghana Update: January-March 2016

BY J.J. MESSNER AND HANNAH BLYTH* The first local dialogue was held on February 22 in Bolgatanga, Upper East region. The dialogue, led by WANEP-Ghana, was attended by stakeholders including the Ghana Police Service, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Traditional leadership, the Shanxii Mining Company, small scale mining groups, the Talensi […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – February 2016

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

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Quarterly Report 7

BY PATRICIA TAFT* This report summarizes the main findings as detailed in three memos produced during the seventh quarter of data collection and analysis. This quarterly report covers the time period from November 2015 to January 2016.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – January 2016

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

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Confronting the Unthinkable: The Complex Dimensions Behind Women and Child Suicide Bombers in Northern Nigeria

BY PATRICIA TAFT AND KENDALL LAWRENCE In the early morning hours of February 9, 2016, in a sprawling camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s Borno State, three young girls thought to be looking for shelter, were welcomed inside. What the guards who admitted them didn’t know, however, was that […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – December 2015

The following memo analyzes data for the focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta for December 2015.

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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