Children At The Center Of Gender Based Violence

RNC, Role of Children in peacebuilding

Children are exposed to various forms of violence as a result of a stereotypic society, toxic social -cultural beliefs and exaggerated disparity in gender roles, they include: female genital mutilation, child trafficking, early marriages, sexual, emotional and psychological violence. Advancement in technology and early exposure of children to the same has in recent years subjected […]

The Evolution Of Peace In The Kenyan Ghetto

Peace in Ghetto, Role of Children in Peacebuilding

Crime and violence in the informal settlements of Kenya for so many years has become the norm. High levels of poverty have pushed large populations from these areas to engage in these activities for sustenance. This kind of life is passed on from one generation to the other at a very tender age. The young […]

Why Bottom –Up Approach In Peace Building

“Contrary to what most politicians and interveners preach, outside experts, national leaders and top – down approaches are not the only means to re – establishing peace. Bottom – up initiatives also make a difference and ordinary people have the capacity to address some of the deeper roots of their countries problems.”  Severine autesserre The […]

Maintaining Peace In The Middle Of A Pandemic

The Covid – 19 crisis has not only crippled peace keeping activities but also the basic unit of peace which is personal sanity and peace of mind. The UN secretary general while addressing the Security Council stated that; “all of this means that our commitment to sustaining peace is more urgent than ever”. The links […]

Youth and Peace Building In Kenya Ahead Of The 2022 General Elections

Youth and peace

Youths in Kenya have been considered valuable assets in every general election in Kenya due to their numbers and energy. Their involvement in politics have been consequential since independence, they have engaged in protests, violent extremism and inter- ethnic and group clashes as ways of expressing their contentions or obtaining favors. Youths as we are […]

The Culture of Peace

As defined by the United Nations, “culture of peace” is “a set of values, attitudes, modes of behavior and ways of life that reject violence and prevent conflicts by tackling their root causes to solve problems through dialogue and negotiation among individuals groups and nations.” The evidence of a culture of peace is mutuality in […]

The Importance of Teaching The Art of Peace Building To Children

Teaching Peace

Each year, 500 million to 1.5 billion children around the world are subjected to some form of violence more than one billion children were living in areas affected by conflict and violence (UNICEF) Peace building from the early stages of life is a long-term solution to instability and community conflicts. Children growing up in many […]