This Issue gives details of The National Conference on the State of Crime and its Prevention hosted by the National Crime Research Centre in Kenya on Wednesday 10th, March 2021. In it, The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr. Fred Matiang’i accompanied by government officials in the Governance, Justice, Law and Order Agencies (GJLOs), stakeholders from the academia, research institutions, diplomats and stakeholders from the crime sector convened at the Kenya School of Government for the Conference.

It also highlights the launch of three crime research reports; Perceptions and Experiences of Corruption in the Public Service in Kenya, Masculinity and Intimate Partner Violence in Kenya: Hearing the Voices of Men and Protecting the Family in the Time of Covid-19 Pandemic: Addressing the Escalating Cases of Gender-based Violence, Girl Child Disempowerment and Violation of Children Rights in Kenya

The issue also gives more information on The Young Researchers Programme (YRP), a mentorship and experience building programme for NCRC’s young external research resource persons and students who recently trained a pool of 47 interns and attaches that are now working on contract with NCRC.

Enjoy the read at The Issue No.5/2021