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Summary Margaret Okuomo lives with her seven children in Ago Egun Bariga, a waterside slum community in Lagos, Nigeria’s most populous state and the epicenter of the country’s fight against Covid-19. Lagos, although Nigeria’s wealthiest state, has high…
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Summary “I skip a meal so my children can eat and to ensure that the bills are paid.” -Janet, 35, March 2020   “Janet R.,” 35, a single mother who works at a college student advice center in London, suddenly found herself on the verge of financial…
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 Tens of thousands of families in the United Kingdom every year do not have enough food to live on and are turning to sources of non-state charitable aid. This new phenomenon of growing hunger for some of the least…
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 [They] just came in with an agenda of cutting my 15 hours per week to 6.5. They announced it. They told me ‘We are not there to give you more, but we are going to cut it.’ They had worked out that that was what I…
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 After almost 50 years of taking in hundreds of thousands of refugees from various neighboring states, Cameroon is shredding its reputation as a generous refugee-hosting country. Working to push back Nigeria’s militant Islamist…
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 Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the conflict, more than 90 percent of Syrian children attended primary school and 70 percent…
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 Basically, because of this law [SSMPA] the police treat people in any way that they please. They torture, force people to confess, and when they hear about a gathering of men, they just head over to make arrests.
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 They had not received an education in that area for many, many, years….Now they [Boko Haram] have chased away the teachers. Their children have no future.
 
 —Teacher, Maiduguri, September 15, 2015
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 You are no longer in Nigeria. You are now in an Islamic

 kingdom. Here, women’s rights are respected, not like in Nigeria where

 women are made to work, farm, fetch water and firewood,…
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 Hidden Away
 Abuses against Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK
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 Findings
 Obligations
 Recommendations
 To the UK Government
 To the UK Parliament
 To the Home…
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 Whose Development?
 Human Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone’s Mining Boom
 Map of

 Sierra Leone
 Summary
 Recommendations
 To the

 Government of Sierra Leone
 To the
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 With the rapid development and proliferation of robotic

 weapons, machines are starting to take the place of humans on the battlefield.

 Some military and robotics experts have…
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 Glossary
 
 Boko Haram: The name commonly used by Nigerian and

 foreign media to refer to the militant Islamic group. Boko in Hausa

 means “Western education” or…
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 Corruption is so pervasive in Nigeria that it has turned

 public service for many into a kind of criminal enterprise. Graft has fueled

 political violence…
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 “Everyone’s in on the Game”
 Corruption and Human Rights Abuses by the Nigeria Police
 Force
 Map of
 Nigeria
 Summary
 Recommendations
 Methodology
 Background
 Historical
 Overview
 “The
 Forty…
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 Without Suspicion
 Stop and Search
 under the Terrorism Act 2000
 Executive Summary
 Recommendations
 I. Background
 Introduction of the Terrorism Act 2000
 Growing Domestic Criticism.. 
 II. Section 44…
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  “No Questions Asked”
 Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture 
 Executive Summary
 Background
 International Law on Torture
 The obligation to prevent and punish
 torture
 Torture material as evidence…
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 Fast-Tracked Unfairness
 
 Detention
 and Denial of Women Asylum Seekers in the UK 
 I. Summary
 Methodology
 II.
 Recommendations
 III.
 Background
 The Standard
 Asylum Procedure
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