This project aims to support innovative local solutions for countering extremism in Kawar Maila in northeast Nigeria, which has suffered from high levels of recruitment by Jama’atul ahl al-sunnah li da’awati wal jihad – commonly known as Boko Haram.
Posted on 29 April 2016
This project aims to reduce the impact of violent conflict in Nigeria and promote conditions for inclusive economic growth, thereby lifting people out of poverty.
Violent conflict in Nigeria has increased due to weak accountability, unemployment and ethnic tensions. It has disrupted livelihoods, discouraged investment and prevented the delivery of basic services.
Posted on 19 September 2013
This project aims to increase understanding of the compatibility of Islamic principles and conflict resolution in Nigeria.
There is an alarming division between Islam and Christianity in Nigeria, exacerbated in part by corruption, political patronage and a general breakdown of democratic governance. Greater effort must be made to not only increase community awareness of the role of Islam in peacemaking, but also change negative perceptions of western education.
Posted on 08 March 2016
This project helps to address the stigma and negative perceptions associated with women and girls who have escaped Jama’atul ahl al-sunnah li da’awati wal jihad – commonly known as Boko Haram – as well as children born out of conflict-related sexual violence, in Borno state in northeastern Nigeria.
Posted on 16 February 2016
This project aims to improve the support provided to women and girls who have escaped Jama’atul ahl al-sunnah li da’awati wal jihad – commonly known as Boko Haram.
Women and children have suffered from large-scale abduction, recruitment and sexual violence during the conflict in northeastern Nigeria. On returning home, they face suspicion, rejection and even violence by their families and communities.
Posted on 18 October 2017