THE ROLES OF WOMEN IN PEACE BUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA

Hadiza Mali Bukar (PhD)

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This study examined The Roles of Women in peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Northeast Nigeria. The study employed secondary data obtained through Journals, articles, newspaper, text books etc were used to collect and present findings. Findings revealed that women played an important role in promoting conflict mitigation and resolution through a variety of different grassroots strategies in Northeast Nigeria and their contributions to the peace building were significant both as individuals and groups in the lower levels of Northeast Nigeria society. Based on these findings, the international community must also continue to facilitate the involvement of local women in peace negotiations. The community should also help to promote more gender awareness, and to review the content of laws that perpetuate discrimination against women, constitutional reforms, judicial reforms, election participation, as well as access to and control over economic resources, education, and training


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