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Movement against Extremism and Electoral Violence

Nairobi, Kenya
Joined June 2020

We work in Coastal counties where many youth were recruited in to extremism and also in electoral violence hot spots. Mission: To work with young people for gainful projects.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods

Our organization works with youth and women. Most Kenyan male and female youth got recruited and conscripted in to extremism and went across the border to a neighbouring country to fight for what they did not know. Young women suffered sexual gender based violence and suffered serious trauma. Within the country, Kenya has had a bad history of electoral violence  in the whole problem, women, girls and youth have suffered from these violence to appoint of death.

The organization undertakes identification, mobilization and sensitization of young people and women. We also involve law enforcement officers who have also been perpetrators of electoral violence and extrajudicial killings. We are working with Technical and Vocational Education and Training to provide skills training to young people to enable them establish their own businesses or be employable in relevant industries so that they get themselves busy. For electoral violence we have enlisted various stakeholders for engagement and lobbying.

People Associated With This Organization

Risper Pete

Movement against Extremism and...
Joined June 2020
Interests: Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Labor & Employment, Women's Rights
I am a trained Teacher, Sociologist and Conflict Expert. I am also Gender and Safeguarding Specialist. I have worked with women, girls and communities in varied development field ranging from Peace Building, Governance, Extractive, Infrastructure development, water and Chamber of Commerce (Businesses). My work entails protection of children against child labour, sexual abuse and also working with women to access equal opportunities in Highway construction in Kenya, protecting women against Gender Based Violence in road construction, equal pay and representation in labour unions.I have worked for a long time with the World Bank Nairobi office as a Social Safeguards Specialist supporting various government of Kenya World Bank funded projects in Education, Judiciary, Youth Development and employment opportunities, land acquisition for projects (Developing and implementing Resettlement Actions Plans and Compensations) I am currently working for an organization called Movement against Extremism and Electoral Violence (MEEV). I work here as an Executive Director while i undertake consultancy services on Gender and Safeguarding.
Risper Pete is the network champion (main point of contact) for Movement against Extremism and Electoral Violence.

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