How do the perpetrators and types of political violence targeting women vary across regions?

In this infographic, ACLED Research Director Dr. Roudabeh Kishi analyzes trends in political violence targeting women across Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and the Caucasus, the Middle East, Southeastern and Eastern Europe and the Balkans, and Latin America and the Caribbean. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights…

ACLED 2019: The Year in Review

ACLED’s 2019 annual report reviews the past year of data on political violence and demonstration activity across Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and the Caucasus, and Southeastern and Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Access the full report as well as an executive summary of key findings below. Download Report Executive…

Ten Conflicts to Worry About in 2020

Our annual special report reviews the past year of data for 10 key conflicts with a look toward trends to watch in the coming months. Access ACLED data directly through the export tool, and find more information about ACLED methodology in our Resource Library. To explore an interactive visualization of this special report, click here. To…

Research Hub: Al Shabaab in Somalia and Kenya

On 28 December 2019, a truck bomb exploded in the Somali capital city of Mogadishu, reportedly killing more than 80 people. Al Shabaab claimed the attack, which is believed to be the deadliest to hit Somalia in over two years (ACLED, 10 January 2020; Al Jazeera, 30 December 2019). A week later, on 5 January…