Published in: openSecurityCommunity policing? Achieving more realistic results
It has become fashionable for first-world donors to embrace ‘community policing’ for developing-world security programmes. But context is everything.
Published in: openSecurityIndonesia regresses with the use of the death penalty
The prospect of execution of two Australians in Indonesia has caught international media attention, amid Australian protest. But these are part of a wider official spasm, in a country dominated by a ‘tough on crime’ narrative.
Published in: 50.50Nigeria: women on the outskirts of politics
With only nine women senators representing 54 million women in Nigeria, international support should focus on the broader political cycle and the numerous obstacles to women's political participation, rather than on the election moment, says Lisa Denney