An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have disappeared due to conflict, disaster and crime. Many are never heard from again.
Many victims - usually people from the poorest slum areas - are never found. Campaigners say the police are often responsible.
Only around one in three of all those abducted return alive.
How local journalists are working to stop radicals exploiting the pandemic as a recruitment tool.
Investigative journalism is being used as a robust tool for advocacy.
Event hears that collaboration is key in the fight against abuses.
High-profile failure exposes weaknesses in the way the court runs investigations, but also a lack of international resolve to make it work.
Schools and mosques become the focus as Islamic militants seek to exploit local grievances.
Politicians urged to watch their language and curb unruly supporters.