For a successful reintegration of former Boko Haram combatants into society, public perceptions in Nigeria need to change.
Reintegration is a gendered phenomenon — women, men and LGBTQ+ people experience it differently.
Based on the Cote d'Ivoire experience, the United Nations must reconsider its emphasis on coordinating reintegration and transitional justice irrespective of the post-war context.
The skills that former child soldiers gain in wartime can be useful as they reintegrate into society.
Côte d'Ivoire’s government needs to provide different incentives and opportunities to former combatants.