Tag Archives: Rivers State

Violence Affecting Women and Girls Quarterly Report 4

BY PATRICIA TAFT* The following report summarizes the main findings as detailed in three memos produced during the fourth quarter of data collection and analysis. This quarterly report covers the time period from February through April 2015. *Kendall Lawrence and Hannah Blyth also contributed to this report. Download the full report in PDF format

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – April 2015

This memo covers the month of April 2015 (data coding and uploading lags by a month) for Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta.

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Growing Insecurity in Rivers: Impacts of Re-Run Elections

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) Elections have been a cyclical driver of conflict risk and violence in Rivers state since 1999. The state was reported to have had the highest number of violent incidents during the 2015 general elections in Nigeria. In the lead-up and aftermath of the […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – March 2015

This memo covers the month of March 2015 (data coding and uploading lags by a month) for the eight NSRP States: Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta.

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Conflict Bulletin: Rivers State – Patterns and Trends, 2012-2014

BY NATE HAKEN AND PATRICIA TAFT* Among the largest of the oil-producing Nigerian states, Rivers had been at the heart of the Niger Delta militancy until 2009. Now the state remains beset with a different array of political, communal, and criminal issues, including cult and gang-related violence, protests, and kidnappings. Rivers was a pivotal state […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – February 2015

This memo covers the month of February 2015 (data coding and uploading lags by a month) for the eight NSRP States: Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta.

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Niger Delta Election Violence Update: January-March 2015

BY THE FUND FOR PEACE Following the party primaries in late 2014, political jockeying has continued between and among parties. The postponement of the elections originally slated for February 14, due to insecurity in the Northeast, appears to have raised the level of uncertainty. In some states, gangs and cult groups have taken sides. In […]

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Violence Affecting Women & Girls Quarterly Report 3

BY PATRICIA TAFT* The following report summarizes the main findings from data collection and analysis for the November 2014 to January 2015 period. The number of overall incidents and fatalities reported in 2014 across the eight target states shows the highest levels of violence since 2009. While types of violence vary across states and time […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – January 2015

This memo covers the month of January 2015 (data coding and uploading lags by a month) for the eight NSRP States: Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta.

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Violence Affecting Women & Girls Monthly Memo: January 2015 Data

BY PATRICIA TAFT* In January, the Nigeria Stabilization and Reconciliation Program (NSRP) Sources filter continued to generate more reports about Violence Affecting Women and Girls (VAWG) than any other source integrated onto the platform. As we begin the first quarter of 2015, there are 50 self-identified Agents of Peace focusing on issues of gender in […]

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Happening Now:

@PINDFoundation @NdpIfdn @fundforpeace: Building Resilience in Nigeria – A Better Approach for Peace and Development in the Niger Delta.

We screened an impact video showcasing the work of our network of peace actors; @P4P_NigerDelta.

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