Gender Issues and Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria

Mbagwu, Joan and Alaiyemola, Anne Omotayo (2015) Gender Issues and Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria. Journal of the Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 2 (2). pp. 87-97. ISSN 2006-2192


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This research highlights the activities of Boko Haram insurgents and the security implications. It majorly explores the gender issues in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency, especially the abduction of women girls and turning them into army wives. Relying heavily on internet materials, the study argues for women inclusion in post conflict reconstruction because of their perspectives which allow holistic approach in both planning and implementation. It identified some of the features that are women specific and therefore, making it a must for women to play leading role in the rebuilding of communities after violent conflicts.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AI Indexes (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mrs. OMOTAYO ALAIYEMOLA
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2017 13:02
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 13:02

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