Peacekeeping and Conflict Management: Sub-Saharan Africa: The Horn and East Africa
(1,213 words)

Populations of Muslims extend from the coasts of Eritrea throughout East Africa. Within the Horn of Africa there are diverse Muslim populations living in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, and Kenya. While many of these populations are also related in culture, ideology, and national borders, there are significant regional differences. Muslim women throughout this area have been active in resolving conflicts and disputes, primarily at the household and community level. However, because …

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Frank, Emily, “Peacekeeping and Conflict Management: Sub-Saharan Africa: The Horn and East Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 17 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0124d>
First published online: 2009



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