Big data is being used to predict our behaviors, and is suggested as a way to predict mass violence. In societies with low access to technology is there enough data generated to produce such predictions?
"A well-oiled prevention system that involves the entire country, from the highest spheres of government to the most isolated rural community, makes Cuba one of the best-prepared countries in the world when it comes to preventing death and ..."
CEWARN is a collaboration of 7 countries (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan, Eritrea) to empower stakeholders to prevent violent conflicts, focusing on cross-border pastoralist conflicts such as land/water use and livestock theft.
Dogs have been used to fight in wars for years. Today, highly trainable, and loyal by nature, dogs are being used for everything from the raid on UBL, to protecting endangered species and tracking poachers.
Fataki Campaign - Changing Acceptance of Cross-Generational Sex in Tanzania. A fictional cartoon character is created and broadcast, with a touch of humour, to inspire greater resistance to deeply damaging culturaly entrenched behaviour.
Watch the video to see how this project combined satellite evidence of destroyed villages on the ground, mobile video filmed by assailants, and in-person interviews/documentation to gather multi-source verified evidence of wrongdoing.
Chicago has been riddled by violence. In some neighborhoods, residents have formed 'block clubs' to combat crime. The groups allow residents to take ownership of their communities, and they partner with police to keep tabs on rising tensions.