LEARNING ON GENDER & CONFLICT IN AFRICA

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The Learning on Gender and Conflict in Africa Program (LOGiCA) is a multi-donor initiative that aims to contribute to peace and security in Sub-Saharan Africa by supporting gender-sensitive activities related to insecurity and violence in conflict-affected and post-conflict countries.

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Burundi Demobilization and Reintegration Program: the experiences of female ex-combatants - LOGiCA Film:Burundi Demobilization and Reintegration Program:
the experiences of female ex-combatants

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Sept 2013
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Female ex-combatants from Burundi's conflict are finding livelihoods, social support and acceptance through the Government of Burundi's Demobilization and Transitional Reintegration Project (PDRT). Through the voices of beneficiaries and community members, this film highlights the Project's gender-specific initiatives; it captures the specific challenges of female ex-combatants in Burundi, the socioeconomic activities they have participated in and the results achieved.

The PDRT is supported by the World Bank and the Governments of Belgium, the Netherlands and Norway as well as the European Union. LOGiCA been working with the Project to ensure the different needs of women and men are reflected in activities to support ex-combatants' peaceful return to society.

The film was premiered during the African Union Seminar on Women Peace and Security in Addis Ababa September 17 - 19, 2013 where PDRT officials introduced the film as part of a session on good practice on women and DDR in the region.

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Latest Publications
 
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Kivu Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo: Insights from Former CombatantsSexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Kivu Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo: Insights from Former Combatants
Sept 2013
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Building Women's Economic and Social Empowerment Through Enterprise - An Experimental Assessment of the Women's Income Generating Support (WINGS) Program in Uganda - LOGiCA Study Series No.1 - Christopher Blattman, Eric Green, Jeannie Annan, Julian JamisonBuilding Women's Economic and Social Empowerment Through Enterprise
An Experimental Assessment of the Women's Income Generating Support (WINGS) Program in Uganda

April 2013
PDF 6.37MB (English version)


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