Following the GNRC 5th Forum held in May 2017, Building Resilience Against Violence Extremism (BRAVE) program in partnership with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) held a series of follow-up workshops in Kenya in May 2017. The purpose of the interfaith meetings was to engage women and youth on their role in countering violent extremism. A total of three hundred and twenty (320) participants from Tana River, Mandera and Wajir were reached. The regions selected for the activities are most vulnerable and exposed to radicalization and violent extremism at the same time polarized by tribal and inter-clan clashes.

Shanti Ashram (a member of GNRC) in partnership with Rotary Heritage launched the first mobile pediatric ambulance and health unit dubbed, “Hospital on Wheels”, in May 2017 in Tamilnadu, I…

Further discussions on the three sub-themes and the role of faith communities in ending violence against children continued on day three of the GNRC 5th Forum. Underlying factors contributing …