Tag Archive: Nigeria

Returning Chibok Schoolgirls: Measuring Costs and Addressing Stigma

This post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Securtity on 7 November 2016. It addresses the unseen costs and the sustained harms of women who have been been captured experience after their release. The high profile abduction of 276 schoolgirls from their secondary school in the town of Chibok in […]

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Female Suicide Bombers: Somethings Old and Somethings New

This post was originally published  as a “Monday Reflections” feature in Just Security. By Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin The international news media and human rights advocates alike have consistently publicized Boko Haram’s kidnapping, sexual violence, and torture of women in Northern Nigeria. Since 2009, reports have detailed the kidnapping of over 500 women and girls. The most infamous […]

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National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security: What is the experience on the ground?

The WILPF webinar will look into the progress in implementing the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 through National Action Plans, using the case studies of the DRC, Nigeria and Cameroon.

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