Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi, Phase 2

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In 2019, CEEC with support form GIZ-CPS successfully implemented Phase 1 of the Embracing Diversity project which brought together male and female youth from Kibra, Kawangware, Dandora, Korogocho and Mathare. The project sought to strengthen the capacity of youth to promote cohesion building by recognizing, resisting and condemning manipulation of diversity. Project activities were a […]

Nonviolence Advocacy Against Police Brutality

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In December 2019, CEEC with support from A.J Muste Memorial Institute trained 24 youth from four Informal Settlements within Nairobi namely Mathare, Dandora, Kibra and Korogocho on active nonviolence advocacy against police brutality. The training was informed by reports reaching CEEC of mutual hostilities between the police and the youth, and the impunity with which […]

Combating Electoral Gender Based Violence Through Positive Masculinities and Femininities

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CEEC with support from GIZ conducted a training of women leaders on Combating Electoral Gender Based Violence through Positive Masculinities and Femininities, on 27th – 30th January 2020 at the Deliverance Church in Burnt Forest, Uasin Gishu County. The four days’ training brought together a total of 30 women leaders from eight farms in Burnt […]

Embracing Diversity Road Show

Embracing Diversity Road Show

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As part of the project “Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi”, youth from Kibra, Kawangware, Korogocho, Dandora and Mathare engaged their peers in style during an “Embracing Diversity Road Show” on 28th and 29th October 2019. The youth used skits, music and dance to spread the message “Our […]

Community Conversations and Radio Talk Shows on Embracing Diversity

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Under the project “Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi” supported by GIZ-CPS, youth from five informal settlements in Nairobi namely Kibra, Korogocho, Mathare, Dandora and Kawangware went through a three days’ training on embracing diversity in April 2019.Thereafter, they organized four sets of community conversation forums within their […]

Cohesion Building: Youth Promoting Respect for Diversity in Five Informal Settlements in Nairobi

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Kenya is a country of diversity ranging from ethnic to gender, language, class, political affiliation, and religion among others. Unfortunately, conflicts along diversity fault lines are far too common due to failure to embrace and manage our differences. In almost all election years, ethno-political violence rears its ugly head, leaving in its wake a wave […]