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The Challenges Of Integration Among Internally Displaced Women In Selected Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps In Nigeria

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Alli Ganiyat Titilope, Ummu Atiyah Ahmad Zakuan, Nazariah Osman



Boko Haram, Integration, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Internally Displaced Women (IDW), IDPs camps.



Internal displacement is not a new occurrence to the world as it is not to Nigeria. The Boko Haram insurgency has led to major displacement particularly in northeast Nigeria which led to the large displacement of people. The article presented primary data on the challenges displaced women encounter during the process of integration in two selected IDPs in Adamawa state, Nigeria. The study used a qualitative approach and thematic analysis to explain the major problems of integration among the displaced women. The findings identified the struggle to return, security concern, poor infrastructure and lack of economic opportunities as the major challenges affecting the integration of the displaced women. It was recommended that the government and other significant actors in charge should adopt the IASC (Inter-Agency Standing Committee) framework to address the integration of Internally Displaced Women in Nigeria.



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