RESEARCH

Is a research training program designed to use active and participatory learning methods to engage young people in schools. The training program holds a tremendous potential for providing the means by which students can initiate inquiry, develop skills and provide recommendations that will help address some of the challenges the youth face as well as inspire students to reflect on their role as leaders and peace builders in their communities.

The RESOLVE Network ranks Uganda among the top ten countries most underrepresented in violent extremism (VE) research when compared to the level of intrastate violence. To close this gap, the above research aimed to Identify at-risk populations and understand why certain individuals or communities are at risk of VE, and which PVE interventions or influencers may be most effective. The research also sought to better understand the general dynamics of VE in order to better inform CSO activities and coordination.

While parental roles in Preventing/ Countering Violent Extremism haven’t received much attention from Researchers, and Practitioners, the little existing efforts have focused more on the role of mothers. This study examines the Violence Prevention Potential of East African fathers, fathers’
perceptions of their safeguarding responsibility, their experiences with radicalization, and barriers to realizing their prevention potential.

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