PYD for CVE: How Youth Workforce Development Can More Actively Build Resiliency to Extremism

Author(s): 
Yusuf Lule Mwatsefu, Alison Tomas, Noah Flessel
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
RTI International, Human Rights Agenda (HURIA)
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Sep 27, 2018

Countering violent extremism (CVE) through youth workforce development programming leads youth to become positive change-makers in their communities. The Human Rights Agenda presents a case study from CVE efforts in violent extremism-prone areas in Kenya. Key finding include how unemployment contributes to violent extremism recidivism and the need for non-specific approaches to CVE.

Topic: 
Financial Inclusion
Monitoring & Evaluation
Tags: 
Community Development
Conflict Area
Conflict Prevention
Economic Empowerment
Health
Livelihoods
Market Research & Assessments
Men & Boys
Orphans & Vulnerable Children
Unemployment