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Searching with a thematic focus on Peacebuilding, Conflict and security, approaches to conflict prevention in Kenya

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    Preventing violent extremism in Kenya: policy options

    Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2016
    For a long time, the Kenyan government, and security agencies in particular, relied on security-focused measures to address violent extremism. Some of these measures have resulted in serious violations of the individual rights and liberties of people, and the profiling of Somalis and Muslims on ethnic and religious lines.
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    Effectiveness of community-led security mechanisms in urban Eastern Africa: a research agenda

    Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2015
    In many African states, even in those states not afflicted by conflicts from the beginning, in reality, the state never managed to impose a monopoly on security. Moreover, in many cases the African states never developed ‘public’ security systems to protect all citizens without discrimination. The public police remained largely in the service of the elite in power.
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    Preventing and punishing sexual violence: the work of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
    The International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) seeks to coordinate the efforts of a regional security community while simultaneously addressing the difficult and deep-rooted problems of sexual and gender-based violence in its member states.
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    Mediating to governments of national unity – a conflict transformative approach

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
    With upcoming elections in Zimbabwe and Kenya in 2011 and 2012 respectively, now is an opportune time to take stock of the role played by GNUs in those nations. It is imperative to ask whether there has been less political tension because of these GNUs and if there has been better representation of the needs of the political mass as a result.
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    The role and place of the African Standby Force within the African Peace and Security Architecture

    Institute for Security Studies, 2010
    This paper highlights the importance of the African Standby Force (ASF) within the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) and examines the challenges facing it as one of the most important mechanisms for the African Union’s strategic response to conflicts.
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    Responses to pastoral wars

    Small Arms Survey, 2007
    This Issue Brief reviews the causes and consequences of, as well as the responses to, conflicts in pastoralist areas in the Sudan–Uganda–Kenya region. Pastoral violence has been transformed in recent years by a number of factors including: