Traumatised Insurgency Victims In Northeast Nigeria Gradually Getting Help

Asides the loss of loved ones and properties that come with violent conflicts, there is also an undeniable mental toll it takes on the survivors. Because of its sheer scale, addressing the problem has been daunting in Nigeria’s northeast region, which has experienced a decade-long insurgency. But one non-governmental organisation has taken up the challenge. …

Sexual Violence Survivors In Borno Find Succour In ATJLF-Funded Project

When she was only 14 years old, Aisha, a resident of Borno, a state in northeast Nigeria, was kidnapped by Boko Haram members and taken into the forest. She was beaten for trying to escape days into her capture and forcefully married off to one of the insurgents. “He forced himself into me almost on …