Friday, 27 September 2013

Gatsibo Local Authorities being trained on Women Rights

The rights and the law that protects women in Gender balance concept in Rwandan families were taught to the people in GBV committees in Gatsibo district.

Gatsibo Local Authorities being trained on Women Rights

The GBV committee members in the training

The committees acting on the eradication of Gender Based Violence in Muhura, Gatsibo, Kageyo, Kiramuruzi and Murambi sectors are in 4 days training.

The 4 days training is about causes GBV and effects of Gender Imbalance in families and how to eradicate gender inequality in Rwanda. The training started on this Tuesday the 24th Sept 2013 in Kabarole sector in Gatsibo district. It was prepared by Rwanda Women’s Network on the support of CARE International Rwanda and funded by European Union.

According to Adelphine Mukashema the coordinator of ‘Umugore Arumvwa’ program in CARE International Rwanda says this training is meant to inform committees that reach out to and support people.

The Gender Based Violence cases in Gatsibo district has slightly reduced compared to before as Jean Bosco Ntuyahaga who is in charge of Gender Balance and Family Promotion in the district explains.

“Because of the sensitization program that has been going on, GBV cases have reduced compared to before” says Ntuyahaga.

‘Umugore Arumvwa’ program was officially introduced in Gatsibo district by Rwanda Women’s Network in July 2014. This program operates in Gatsibo and Gakenke districts of Rwanda on the financial support of EU and CARE International Rwanda.

Gatsibo Local Authorities being trained on Women Rights


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