Peacekeepers as allies in tackling sexual violence in conflict

At the Summit, Uganda’s Minister for Internal Affairs, Hon. Minister Henry Okello Oryem, pledged to provide training for armed forces on the Protocol. Since 2016, with fundingsupport from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office through the British High Commission in Uganda, Refugee Law Project has trained Uganda Battle Groups (UGABAG) peacekeepers on documentation and investigations of sexual violence in conflict using the protocol. So far, 1,088 (229 females, 859 males) UPDF soldiers have received training prior to deployment for peacekeeping operation in the East and Horn of Africa region.
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