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Entrepreneurship and counter-terroism

Terrorists were once children with families and part of a society at some point. It is important to recognize the social and economic factors that push recruits to violent extremism. Entrepreneurship education should become the focal point in the upbringing of children. Most empirical studies show that entrepreneurship can be […]

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Fewer Kenyan youth are joining Al Shabaab

Preventing violent extremism effectively demands a resilience practice in society. This is basically a community understanding how people can be part of preventing violent extremist groups from operating. Since the military’s deployment to Somalia, Kenya has felt an increase in violent attacks by Somali-based Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, commonly known as […]

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How women are recruited into Al Shabaab

We have often seen women taking active roles in terrorist and violent extremist groups. What crosses our minds is why and how would women be involved in such groups. Truth is, women’s recruitment into violent extremist groups became a global challenge when we saw women being used as suicide bombers. […]

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Why we need good practice on women and gender in CVE

“Women are frequently seen only as victims of violent extremism. But in reality, women play multiple roles, they are on the frontlines of prevention and response. They lead civil society organizations and bolster community resilience. Promoting women as agents of peace recognizes their contributions to peacebuilding and prevention of violence […]

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What makes the youth vulnerable to terrorism?

The youth are the most targeted group by radicalizers and terrorist recruiters. They take advantage of their vulnerabilities and weaknesses and use that as a means of selling to them their evil ideologies. This brings us to the question of what some of these vulnerabilities are that these recruits take […]

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Social media in the fight against terrorism

As technology evolves, so does everyone including the terror recruits and radicalizers. They use the internet to reach out to their target audience. They improve in their communications skills ensuring they can pass their messages to their different targets in the best way possible, including translating their messages to languages […]

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The place of CVE in the context of SDG’s

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The concept of P/CVE revolves around SDG 16 which is Peace, Justice and […]

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