Ketty Anyeko is a PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on ‘Women’s Senses of Justice and Reparations After Wartime Sexual Violence in Northern Uganda.’ In 2018, she was awarded Vanier Canada Graduate (SSHRC-CGS) grant for her doctoral research. Before coming to UBC, Ketty worked as the Gender and Transitional Justice Expert with Uganda Fund where she coordinated a network of 12 non-profit organisations to implement conflict recovery, justice and reintegration projects across greater northern Uganda. She has worked with several non-profits and community-based organisations since 2006. She has also engaged with communities and stakeholders in Colombia, Canada, Cambodia, United States and the Philippines among others. Ketty has nearly two decades’ experience in peacebuilding, transitional justice, gender, relief and development programme planning and implementation through action-oriented research, policy advocacy and documentation with (and for) conflict-affected communities. Ketty is also a co-applicant on a SSHRC Partnership Development grant on Transformative Memory, a research advisor of the African Ancestry Project, and faculty mentor at SPPGA’s Global Policy Project at UBC.
Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters
Mutsonziwa B. C. Tinashe, Anyeko Ketty, Baines Erin. (2020). “Child tracing: locating the paternal homes of ‘children born of war.’”. Development in Practice : 1-10.
Anyeko Ketty, Shaya Tamara. (2020). “Storytelling and Peacebuilding: Lessons from Northern Uganda.” Mitchell G, Vincett G, Hawksley T, Culbertson H. Peacebuilding and the Arts.Palgrave Macmillan: 235-251.
Anyeko Ketty, Erin Baines, Emon Komakech, Boniface Ojok, Lino O. Ogora and Letha Victor. 2012.“‘The Cooling of Hearts’: Community Truth-Telling in Northern Uganda.” Human Rights Review . Vol. 13, no. 1: 107-124.
Selected Policy Reports
Ketty Anyeko, Julie Freccero, Kim Thuy Seelinger (2016). “Improving Accountability for Conflict-related Sexual Violence in Africa.” United States Institute of Peace’s PEACEBRIEF No 206. A publication of the Missing Peace Partners, the Human Rights Center-University of California and Uganda Fund (Uganda and USA).
Ketty Anyeko and Lindsay McClain (2012). “Who Forgives Whom? Northern Uganda’s Views on The Amnesty Act.” A report of the Justice and Reconciliation Project (Uganda)
Ketty Anyeko, Erin Baines, Kica Richard, Owor Ogora Lino, Ojok Boniface (2006). “Young Mothers, Marriage and Reintegration: Considerations for the Juba Peace Talks.” Gulu District NGO Forum and the Liu Institute for Global Issues (Uganda and Canada).