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07 Sep 2017 description
report UN Women

“We need peace. We are tired of conflicts. So many innocent people have died and we have to stop the violence. That is why I contribute to peace-making”, says Hadiza Adam, a 38-year-old woman from Angwan Rogo community in Jos North, located in the northern Nigerian state of Plateau.

02 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

Experimenting with Cash Transfer Models in Nigeria

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A World Bank study experimented with the sum and frequency of unconditional cash transfers to assess whether receiving cash transfers monthly or quarterly has different effects on recipients

  • The findings revealed that less-frequent transfers proved to be just as effective as more-frequent transfers allowing implementers to lower delivery costs by reducing the frequency of transfers

11 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council

CS/12949
10 AOÛT 2017

De retour du Nigéria et de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), où elle s’est rendue du 19 au 27 juillet dernier, la Vice-Secrétaire générale de l’ONU, Mme Amina Mohammed, a fait, ce matin au Conseil de sécurité, le compte rendu de la mission de solidarité conjointe ONU-Union africaine (UA), « la première » à spécifiquement porter sur les liens entre femmes, paix, sécurité et développement.

17 Jul 2017 description

FOREWORD

As a result of the collaboration between UN Women and MSB, this stocks-taking report represents the substantial part of the Women’s Cohesion Space. The data collected, the findings of the analyses as well as the conclusions and recommendations will be used to define the package of services to be carried out in the Cohesion Spaces of Women.

This report is therefore a practical guide to better understand the reality of refugee women and men and to answer the question «Why a Women’s Cohesion Space?».

17 Jul 2017 description

RÉSUMÉ ÉXÉCUTIF

La présente étude de base intitulée : « Enquête de base sur l’état des lieux des Espaces de Cohésion des Femmes dans le Camp de réfugiés de Minawao et les Sites de Ngam et Timangolo » s’inscrit dans le cadre de la mise en oeuvre du projet dénommé: «Support to UN Women’s Women Cohesion Spaces (Appui aux Espaces de Cohésion des Femmes d’ONU Femmes)» entre MSB et ONU Femmes Cameroun.

11 Jul 2017 description

The effects of climate change are being felt by farmers throughout the world. Flooding, drought and weather that does not follow typical seasonal patterns have resulted in poor and unpredictable crop yields. To address these challenges Christian Aid (CA) is leading the BRACED consortia, Zaman Lebidi in Burkina Faso and CIARE in Ethiopia, which aim to make people’s livelihoods more resilient to climate shocks and stresses.

21 May 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Du 22 au 27 avril 2017, UNFPA Tchad, en partenariat avec UNHCR et avec l'appui du Bureau Régional d’UNFPA, a organisé un atelier de renforcement des capacités des acteurs humanitaires en matière de violence Basée sur le Genre, à Baga Sola. Les travaux ont été dirigés par la REGA (Regional Emergency GBV Advisor) pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre,
Madame Catherine Andela.,

13 Apr 2017 description

Summary

Vulnerable refugees, especially children and women, are exposed to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) on a daily basis. The increasingly difficult socio-economic situation, the downward trend in the resources allocated to refugee protection and assistance programmes, including reductions in food rations over the last five years, are factors that aggravate refugees' vulnerability and exposure to SGBV.

03 Apr 2017 description

For Mariam Ngileruma, compassion towards Boko Haram fighters is the first step in peacebuilding. It’s about acceptance, she explained. “We are all human beings,” says Ngileruma, a former civil servant with the Ministry of Women Affairs. “Some of the women [in Boko Haram] fight and even kill people, but it’s because of fear. They also fear.”

02 Apr 2017 description

1. Introduction

The Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) is developed to facilitate joint referral pathway for women, men, boys and girls at risk in the humanitarian operation, including Reception Centers, camps and host communities where the IDPs live. Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a life threatening protection, health, and human rights issue that can have devastating impact on women and children in particular, as well as families and communities.

01 Apr 2017 description

1. Introduction

Au cours de l’année 2016 qui s'est achevée 476 cas de violences basées sur le genre ont été notifiés dont 85 survivantes sont des réfugiées, 355 personnes déplacées internes et 36 personnes de la population hôte dans les départements de Fouli et Kaya (Région du Lac). Et 138 cas de VBG à Sido (département de la Grande Sido).

2. Les prises en charge

20 Mar 2017 description

STUDY BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT

International Medical Corps (IMC) has been working on nutrition in Chad, which ranks 185th on the 2014 Human Development Index , since 2004.

A SMART survey conducted in 2014 in the Abdi district (Ouaddai region) in eastern Chad determined that Abdi had some of the highest acute malnutrition rates (wasting) in the Sahel; 13.7% moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and 4% severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rates were recorded for children under 5 years old.