Abena Yalley


Dr. Abena A. Yalley
Postdoctoral Fellow
Zukunftskolleg / Department of Literature, Arts and Media Studies
University of Konstanz
Office: Y228
Tel: 07531 88 5639
Email: abena.yalley@uni-konstanz.de




  • Article: Gender, Masculinity and Policing: An Analyses of the Implications of Police Masculinised Culture on Policing Domestic Violence in Southern Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria.(2020) Social Science and Humanities Open, Elsevier Journals, Volume 2 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590291120300668
  • Article: Feminists across Borders: Transnational Feminism, Knowledge Production and Education in Nigeria (2019), International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 9, No. 7: 34-41
  • Book Chapter: Conflict and Security Governance in West Africa: The Case of Mali (2014) Malthouse Publishers, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Book Chapter: Domestic Violence in Nigeria, Trends and Patterns (2012), Malthouse Publishers, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Book: Good Practices on Gender mainstreaming in Security Sectors in West Africa (2011), CLEEN Foundation, Abuja
  • Domestic Violence: The Hidden Causes in some Africanized narratives (- In press) Cogent journal of social science, Taylor and Francis
  • The Equality Agenda: An analysis of the role of the Ghana Police service in promoting gender equality in Ghana (In press), Forum for development (University of Copenhagen- Taylor and Francis

Media Publications


  • Policing domestic violence: A cure or a curse for battered women in Ghana and Nigeria, Journal of Interpersonal violence (SAGE) 2021
  • In search of dignity: A systematic review obstetric violence interventions, Maternal and child health journal (Springer) 2021

Publications on ORCID



  • WS2021/22: The legacy of violence in pandemic times: Global health challenges and gender dynamics. 3 ECTS