Research Papers/Topics in Human Right And Peace Studies

Protecting Civilians In Darfur Under International Humanitarian Law

The armed conflict in Darfur between Sudanese armed forces, their affiliated militia and various rebels, has inflicted unspeakable consequences upon civilians, their villages, towns, homes and other civilian objects (in particular relief assistance). The international community, including Sudan, has made and is still making various efforts to secure peace and to stop violations of humanitarian principles in Darfur, including the controversial referral of some cases to the ICC and the d...

The Influence Of Police Institutional Capacity On Community Policing Implementation In Kasarani Constituency, Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe police service in Kenya is legally entrusted with the mandate of crime prevention. Towards this endeavour, the service is expected to adapt various crime prevention strategies such as community policing. The community policing concept was adopted in Kasarani in 2003. However, this has not wholly met public expectation since crime is still a major challenge to the citizens. This study sought to establish the influence of police institutional capacity on community policing implement...

Role Played By Silveira House In Conflict Transformation From 2005 To 2013. A Case Of Chishawasha

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research is to investigate the role, effort and influence of Silveira House in conflict transformation in its attempt to bring about peace and unity in Zimbabwe. A qualitative approach was used in carrying out the research but also quantitative was used to a lesser extent hence graphs and tables were used for data presentation method. In this research Chishawasha was used as a case study to find out the role played by Silveira House in conflict transformation. The ...

An analysis of the role played by NGOs in promoting peace in Zimbabwe’s prisons: Case study ZACRO 2008 TO 2017.

ABSTRACTCrime offenders need to require skills in different trades while in custody through rehabilitation services. This case study seeks to show whether rehabilitation programs available in prisons are best at serving the interests of both inmates and crime offenders. The population of the study consisted of 200 male inmates and 5 prison officers out of which twenty inmates and ten prison officers were randomly selected. The study traced how the prison system‟s efforts to transform in lin...

The Impact Of Foreign Aid On Economic Rural Development In Zimbabwe: Case Of Lower Gweru.

AbstractOne of the most important and longstanding arguments in development literature is whether foreign aid promotes economic growth in recipient countries especially rural areas and it adds to the growing literature of foreign aid. Foreign aid aims to improve economic conditions and quality of life in developing countries. The literature on the efficacy of foreign aid to date has been inconclusive due to its debatable nature as to whether it promotes development or it aids to the destructi...

The Role Played By Media During Election Times, Case Of Zimbabwe 2008 & 2013 Elections.

ABSTRACTThe research examines role played by media during election periods. It has found out that between the two political parties ZANU PF & MDC-T both received fair coverage though from different sources. Party ZANU PF had its politics covered by the Herald and other state funded media outlets like ZBC. Thus however ZANU PF proved to have more coverage since it had privatized the media at the cost of improved independent/ private media which was being suppressed during this time. The resear...

Towards Global Peace and Sustainability: Role of Education in Peace-Building in the Great Lakes Region of Sub-Saharan Africa

AbstractThe Great Lakes Region of sub-Saharan Africa is well known for being volatileand turbulent in terms of peace and stability. For over 60 years, almost all countriesin the region have experienced some kind of political and social turmoil suchas civil war, coup de tat, and genocides. In 1960, the first democratically electedCongolese prime minister was assassinated. There were unprecedented social andpolitical havoc in a nearby “other Congo” characterized by power struggle betweenvar...

Crime and Violence as a Barrier to Gender Equality in Nigeria Politics

Abstract Electioneering in Nigeria has been characterised by violence, electoral irregularities and various criminal activities. However the continuous campaign for women to be actively involved in the democratic process has yielded little compare to the increasing number of women heading key positions in other domain. This paper therefore seeks to examine fear of crime and electoral violence in Nigeria as major factors mainstreaming women out of politics. Specifically the study investi...

Perceptions About The Effects Of Organization Health And Safety Policies On Employee Performance In Kintampo - North Municipal Hospital

ABSTRACT The study was conducted with the broad objective of finding out the relationship between employee’s health and safety and performance using Kintampo-North Municipal Hospital as study area. Relevant literature on health and safety were reviewed. Questionnaire was the main tool for data collection. Data was analysed using descriptive statistics. Proportions were used to summarise variables that were categorical in nature. The dependent variable in this study was binary...

Human Right Abuses Through Corporal Punishment: A Case Study at Kwahu Tafo Islamic Basic School

ABSTRACT The study is on human rights violations in Ghanaian schools and was conducted at Kwahu Tafo Islamic basic school in the eastern region of Ghana. This study sought to find out the types of human rights violations in schools, the causes and effects on students’ academic performance and how to seek redress when they are abused. The method of data collection included observation, the use of self-administered questionnaire for twenty-five (25) teaching and non-teaching staff ...