Politics and Peacebuilding in Nigeria
Georgetown University graduate student Christopher O’Connor conducted interviews in July 2010 in Nigeria as part of an ongoing research initiative at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. The aim of these interviews was to assess the role of religious actors in Nigeria’s...
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Peacebuilding Practitioners Interview Series
We know very little about the role of religion in conflict situations and peacebuilding efforts. Religion intersects with other economic, social, political and other factors in complex ways. And faith communities are often arrayed on different sides of the same issue. In order to learn more about...
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> Zulaihatu Jaafar
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Zulaihatu Jaafar is president of the Kaduna state branch of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN). Her work focuses on education, health, and promoting Islamic practices. Before joining FOMWAN she worked for the Women's Group of Islam.
A Discussion with Zulaihatu Jaafar and Bilhatu Idris Adamu of the Kaduna Office of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria
July 1, 2010
Background: As part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Fellowship, Christopher O'Connor interviewed Zulaihatu Jaafar, Kaduna state President of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), and Bilhatu Idris Adamu, Kaduna state Secretary of FOMWAN. In this interview...