Week 11 Jul 2019
Within the notion under discussion of ‘failed State’, Security Sector Reform is one of the key pillars for the management of de facto division of Libya. Following the fall of the Gaddafi regime in 2011, the over-centralised power framework was disrupted. A large set of non-state armed actors, including tribes, private military security companies and irregular armies, went into competition for control over territories, resources and critical infrastructures.
Week 4 Jul 2019
The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Regional Report for sub-Saharan Africa offers an in-depth analysis of the region’s progress towards gender equality. The Report draws on SIGI’s 14 indicators that measure gender-based discrimination in social institutions. It highlights the mixed progress across important areas affecting the rights and well-being of women and girls, and the need for long-term, holistic and gender-responsive policy approaches to catalyze social norm change.