“Every child has the right to survive and thrive in life. As a community, we owe them that – a life free of violence. It is possible through safeguarding our media platforms against radicalization and violent extremism.” This was echoed throughout the Youth In Action – 3rd Regional Youth Forum on Peacebuilding held on 3rd – 8th September 2018 in Machakos, Kenya. Sixty four (64) participants including youth leaders and youth influencers attended the youth-led event under the theme, ‘Media and Preventing Violent Extremism.’ The youth benefited greatly from facilitators and experts in the area of peace, partners, resource persons and Arigatou International – Nairobi staff. Participants were drawn from Eastern Africa region specifically Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania.

Thank you for being part of the GNRC Network and Community. With your support, participation and guidance, we achieved a lot in ending violence against children in 2017. Here are a few of the …

Rev. Miyamoto

First of all, on behalf of Arigatou International and as Convener of the GNRC, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the valuable contributions not only of all Forum participants…

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