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Is Transitional Justice Helpful or Harmful to Peacebuilding? A Case Study of Kenya

Is Transitional Justice Helpful or Harmful to Peacebuilding? A Case Study of Kenya

Lack of local ownership and elite interference in the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) and International Criminal Court (ICC) transitional justice initiatives constrained the peacebuilding agenda because victims of electoral violence were not able to achieve justice, a critical element of reconciliation.

From Water Scarcity to Conflict or Cooperation

From Water Scarcity to Conflict or Cooperation

Although it can be a factor that exacerbates conflict, water scarcity in transboundary river basins can also provide incentives and opportunities for greater cooperation between countries.

Considering Links Between Gender, Climate Change, and Conflict

Considering Links Between Gender, Climate Change, and Conflict

Gender—along with other social identities—positions women and men in particular ways in relation to power and influences both how vulnerable or adaptive they are to environmental change and how they experience violent conflict and its transformation.