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Understanding Nigerian Views on Crime and Safety

Three-quarters of Nigerians fear becoming the victim of crime, according to a survey by the CLEEN Foundation. Read More
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Expanding Efforts to Reduce Postpartum Hemorrhage

Pathfinder International, a MacArthur grantee focused on global sexual and reproductive health, has successfully expanded its efforts to reduce postpartum hemorrhage in Nigeria through its Continuum of Care project by procuring needed supplies, equipment, and funding ... Read More
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Grantmaking in Nigeria

The MacArthur Foundation’s grantmaking in Nigeria supports reproductive and sexual health, human rights and the rule of law, and girls’ secondary education. Read More
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Commentary: The Power of Educating Girls

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci comments on the importance and valuable effects of educating girls in developing countries. Read More
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Five Strategies: Corporate Efforts to Improve Global Education

Scaling up corporate and social investments could improve education in the developing world, according to this paper by the Center for Universal Education at Brookings. Read More

UN Ban on Torture Invoked in Nigerian Police Case

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, ruled that Nigerian police violated the rights of a cab driver who was tortured and detained for 27 days without trial. Read More
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MacArthur Awards Documentary Film Grants

Following an open call for applications, MacArthur awarded a total of $1.23 million to eight documentary film projects. Read More
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Global Compact on Learning

A report by the Brookings Institution calls for a global policy on access to quality education and learning for youth in the developing world, especially poor girls who are often left behind and disadvantaged. Read More

"Mixed Results for Foundations That Join Forces"

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy Read More

Beating Grim Odds of Childbirth in Nigeria

Mothers in northern Nigeria face greater risk of death than in most other places in the world, according to an article by All Africa. Read More