African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) is Committed to Making Peace and Justice a Reality for Victims and Survivors of War
AYINET work directly with victims of brutalities suffered during the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and Government of Uganda (GoU) hostilities. AYINET focuses their work in three critical areas: health and psychosocial rehabilitation for those who have suffered from grave injuries and crimes, engaging people and communities in the transitional justice process, and empowering and training youth in leadership skills. With these areas in mind AYINET creates and implement programs that are victim-centered and designed to empower communities to promote a healthy, peaceful and just society.
AYINET addresses the harmful effects of violent conflict, and focuses on healing as a form of justice.
AYINET implements a number of programs focused on youth advocacy , and building leaders and change-makers among the youth population.
AYINET actively engages women and men in programs involving community empowerment, woman participation and economic activities as a means of achieving gender equality.
AYINET engages victims and their communities in the transitional justice process. The programs are based on the belief that transitional justice measures should be designed to reflect the interest of the victims.
AYINET conducts a variety of forms of research, including victim mapping and surveys. AYINET collaborate with a number of national and international partners in order to complete the research for effective intervention.
AYINET works along local, regional, national and international lines as a mean of engagement to strengthen all of the interventions.
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