Genderforce has since the first week of January initiated a pre-study phase in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The team consisting of both Gender Field Advisors as well as Security/Protection Specialists, is now deployed and operational in Goma in North Kivu province. The project team is working in close cooperation with our local partner Congo
In a recent article in the Fletcher Forum for World Affairs, Charlotte Isaksson Gender Advisor within Allied Command Operations NATO, argues that the Security Sector has many capabilities and unique competences that are still left untapped in the fight against Sexual and Gender Based Violence. “The military can provide close protection for specific groups or individuals and if certain
Our partner, Congo Men’s Network, participated in the research for the new DRC Gender Country Profile 2014. It was commissioned by the Embassy of Sweden in Kinshasa, in collaboration with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), the European Union Delegation and the Embassy of Canada in Kinshasa. Draft DRC GCP_2014-06-13
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