Strengthening Data for Countering Violent Extremism in Kenya
September 27, 2018
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This report provides new knowledge that will inform the design of a three year multi-stakeholder urban violence program in selected areas of the county. The study was conducted in five sites across Nakuru County: Bondeni and Kaptembwo, Nakuru Town; Karagita and Kabati, Naivasha Town and Molo Town, where urban violence was previously understudied and, therefore, not well understood. The methodology adopted involved primary research using key informant interviews, focus group discussions and a household survey, with 43 % of respondents from Nakuru Town Municipality, 38 % from Naivasha and 19 % from Molo Town. Most of the respondents were women and young people, of which 69 % were below 34 years and only 10 % above 55 years old.

This report was commissioned by DIGNITY – Danish Institute Against Torture together with Mid-Rift Human Rights Network and undertaken by the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS)

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