GENDERSENSITIVE EARLY WARNING AND RESPONSE STRATEGIES IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

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The United Nations, through various resolutions, recognises the disparate impact that violent conflict has on women. It highlights the fact that generally women have been left out of peace processes, reconstruction and stabilisation efforts. They recognise the imperative for the full and equal participation of women at all levels ranging from conflict prevention to post-conflict reconstruction, peace, and security. The United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 and related Resolutions (1820, 1888, 1889, 1960, 2106, 2122 and 2422) call for the prevention of sexual violence