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Conflict and vulnerable groups

Considering the impact of conflict and insecurity (and injury and violence) on marginalised and vulnerable groups – children, women, IDPs and refugees – and the processes and approaches that have been employed to support them.

Latest Documents

Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
Women refugees in Lebanon and the consequences of limited legal status on their housing, land and property rights
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
Understanding the situation for women refugees in particular, including the protection risks they face, is essential in order to develop and provide appropriate interventions taking their perspective and ...
Political violence, drought and child malnutrition: empirical evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India
J.P. Tranchant; P. Justino; C. Müller / Households in Conflict Network 2014
Households in developing countries have to cope with a myriad of uncertain events, some of which may happen simultaneously. One important example is the interplay between climatic shocks and violent conflict.Although the extent to whi...
The dynamics of youth radicalisation in Africa: reviewing the current evidence
R.C. Cachalia; U. Salifu; I. Ndung’u / Institute for Security Studies 2016
Youth radicalisation towards violent extremism is a global phenomenon that threatens peace, security and stability. This paper reviews the evidence on the factors that may contribute to the dynamics of youth radicalisation in Africa.&...
Mali's young 'jihadists': fuelled by faith or circumstance?
Institute for Security Studies 2016
Unemployed, idle and fanatical – this is how young people in the ranks of the armed jihadist groups in Mali are portrayed. However, there is little empirical data to support this characterisation. Little research has been...
Uprooted: the growing crisis for refugee and migrant children
United Nations Children's Fund 2016
Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents comprehensive, global data about these children - where they are born, where they move and some of the dangers ...
Women, peace and security: implementing the Maputo Protocol in Africa
R. Sigsworth; L. Kumalo / Institute for Security Studies 2016
Women’s rights are fundamental to human security and sustainable peace. the African Union’s Protocol to the African charter on human and Peoples’ rights on the rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol) guarant...
Masculinities conflict and violence: Nigeria country report 2016
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Differences in the way Nigerian men and women are socialised and valued – and disparities in their abilities to access power, resources and key roles in society - create an imbalance of power within relationships between the two ...
Mobilising a response to HIV, gender, youth and gender-based violence in South Africa: a toolkit for trainers and programme implementers
US Agency for International Development 2015
This toolkit was produced as part of the Sexual HIV Prevention Project (SHIPP) to support in-house training on gender, HIV, youth, and community mobilisation for programme implementers working on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) pr...
Violent extremism in Africa: public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn
Afrobarometer 2016
Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014). The colonial era and the undemocratic rule tha...

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