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IOM Project

ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR CONFLICT-INDUCED DISPLACED POPULATIONS IN MAIDUGURI, NORTH EAST NIGERIA

Project Overview

The project, supported by International Organization for Migration (IOM), contributed to the improvement of the situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by providing access to justice for IDPs affected by the insurgency in Nigeria’s North East, precisely Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC), Borno State.

 

Achievements

· The project achieved its aim of informing the IDPs of their rightsas well as the channels of obtaining redress in case of rights violation. About of 31,571 persons were reached directly while 63,942 persons were indirectly reached during the sensitization/awareness creation campaign. Through the focus group discussions, evidence based information was gathered in understanding the perception of IDPs regarding the access to justice which contributed to the smooth implementation of the other project activities.

· Thirty-five (35) paralegals were successfully trained and equipped with knowledge that would contribute to improved access to justice for the IDPs in Borno State. The paralegals gained skills that would enable them offer legal first aid to victims of human rights violations. They joined FIDA members in implementing the project activities particularly the counselling sessions in the IDP camps and host communities.

· Thirty (30) stakeholders (NEMA and SEMA) were enlightened with detailed information on their roles and mechanisms on how to ensure improved access to justice to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in their various camps.

·  A total of about 26,786 persons across the target camps and communities (men 14,560, Female 6,078, Girls 4,678 and Boys 1,470) were directly reached during the counselling session while 53,492 persons were indirectly reached in the course of the session.

· A total of 103 cases from the six (6) IDP camps and 3 host communities have been documented in the compendium of cases. These consist of 38 cases settled through litigations and 65 cases settled through the Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism. This helped in breaking the culture of silence/fear among the IDPs.

FIDA Nigeria Lawyers on an advocacy meeting with Your Worship Mary Ibiam

FIDA Nigeria Lawyers on an advocacy meeting with the District Heads of the six 6 project locations IDP camps

 

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