Month: December 2018

Yemen case study: training women to deliver risk awareness

The Yemen Executive Mine Action Center (YEMAC), a coordination and implementation body that executes a full range of mine action projects, recently trained and deployed 15 women in risk awareness (RA) with the support of UNDP. The women deployed for the first time in 2018, and are now conducting risk awareness toward communities in all […]

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International Gender Champions Disarmament Impact Group: first briefing for States on Gender in Mine Action

Geneva, 27 November 2018, offside event to the 17th Meeting of States Parties to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention In November, the International Gender Champions (IGC) Disarmament Impact Group held its first briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 19 States and dozens of civil society representatives attended a briefing on how a gender […]

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