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Oxfam’s studies on the crisis in the North-east reveal that alongside shocking levels of violence against women, men have been killed, abducted or detained during the conflict.

Missing men and boys, Nigeria’s unfolding tragedy

Since the beginning of the conflict in the Lake Chad Basin region in 2009, thousands of men and boys have been killed, captured or arbitrarily arrested in north-eastern Nigeria. These tragic stories are unfolding away from the headlines, as the crisis continues to affect thousands of people. Learn more and help us provide life-saving support to those who need it most.

The human cost of uncontrolled arms in Africa. Photo: Sven Torfinn/Oxfam

The human cost of uncontrolled arms in Africa

This report provides evidence about the human costs of uncontrolled arms: injuries and fatalities, internally displaced people and refugees, gender-based violence, and erosion of social cohesion and communal trust.

Caught in crossfire: Iraqi families face a terrible choice

More than 10 million people – half of them children – are in need of humanitarian assistance in Iraq, and 3.4 million people have been displaced by conflict. We are scaling our response to provide people feeling the fighting in Mosul with clean water, toilets and other vital aid. Help us reach more people.

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