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Peace Safety & Security

PEACE SAFETY & SECURITY

  • Our objective is to establish mechanisms for violence prevention in our society.Our aim of intervention is to:-
  • Creating the basic conditions for a collective action .
  • We aim to rebuild community trust
  • Focus on building better relationships between state institutions, especially police, and the communities they serve.
  • Address trends towards extra-legal, private security solutions
  • Address the relationships among different forms of violence
  • Improvements in data collection and mechanisms
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ACTIVITIES WE HAVE EARMARKED ON

  • 7 radio programs to reach the general public and particularly political leaders; youth; women; elders to promote messaging towards ensuring a peaceful co-existence.
  • 14 radio programs to reach the general public with a view of promoting public knowledge on: violence; reporting of violence; normalized violence and how to challenge it – Radio Amani has daily listenership of over 0.5 million
  • 150 council of elders reached to influence the need for a peaceful elections
  • 40 journalists trained on conflict sensitive media reporting
  • Student forums targeting -Primary schools; secondary schools and colleges/universities.
  • CPC strengthening; Community Policing Forums
  • 20 police officers capacity build and mentored on customer care relations and sensitized on the customer service charter
  • Violence Observatory – for evidence based violence prevention

MECHANISMS FOR VIOLENCE PREVENTION

We set up mechanisms for violence prevention in schools:-

  • County commissioners and their deputies new role to coordinate national government functions at County level
  • The target group are students, Deputy County Commissioner’s, Police, teachers, Parents Teachers Association (PTA), community leaders, and Community Policing Committee (CPC).
  • Involves holding student-police forums to promote trust building and relationship between the students and the police, forms of normalized violence as well as challenging culture of violence continually identified.