International Alert joins vital conversation on sexual violence in conflict
This International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we joined BBC Media Action’s Naija for an essential conversation on sexual violence in conflict, focusing on Nigeria.
Our Regional Director in Africa, Cindy Chungong, discusses the systems that make sexual violence so pervasive and the role we can all play in supporting survivors and changing attitudes.
Watch the full conversation
Everyone has a role to play, not just policy-makers, in taking a holistic approach that looks at prevention as well as response.
Read more about the role of gender in peacebulding:
- Blog: 25 years of gender and peacebuilding by Ndeye Sowe, Head of Gender and Peacebuilding at International Alert.
- Policy Briefing: Twenty years of implementing UNSCR 1325 and the women, peace and security agenda
- Project: The Journey of Boko Haram Survivors, our project in north east Nigeria supporting survivors of sexual violence
- Where We Work: Find out more about International Alert’s work in Nigeria.