Countering Violent Extremism in Kenya: Experiences and Innovations

Kenya is one of East Africa’s most vulnerable countries when it comes to violent extremism and radicalisation. Both state and non-state actors have taken many measures to prevent these phenomena, particularly among the youth in Kenya’s north-east and coastal regions. Overall though, interventions to deal with terrorism have remained largely unchanged for a decade. This report identifies some innovative programmes and the experiences of those involved in implementing them.