Burundi: Training on gender and small arms for representatives of the DRC, CAR and Burundi

In Burundi, the Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) is conducting a  training on gender and small arms for representatives of the DRC, Central African Republic and Burundi, all Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) Member States. The expert trainers were trained by IANSA Women at EASSI and come from the Burundi National Focal point on SALW. The objective of the training is to sensitise participants about the gender dimensions of small arms and light weapons. Trainers will address issues of violence against women in conflict and post conflict situations as well as key international and regional instruments, such as UNSCR 1325, among others.