gender and diversity

Updates on GMAP and a Happy New Year!

The team at the Gender and Mine Action Programme wishes you a happy New Year 2018! We are preparing for a busy and exciting year, and we are looking forward to deepening relationships with partners to continue promoting equality and inclusion in mine action.     The last weeks of 2017 have been eventful, with […]

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GMAP Training in Myanmar

  GMAP recently visited Myanmar to conduct gender and diversity training with Mines Advisory Group (MAG), Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) and The HALO Trust. The visit was part of a global consortium project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The consortium members work across several states in Myanmar, which is still in […]

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Meet General Coulibaly, Mali’s first woman General

Conducting an assessment project for UNMAS in Mali, GMAP had the opportunity to meet with Brigadier General Coulibaly Kani Diabaté, the first woman to hold such position in the Malian army. General Coulibaly, as she is known, is the head of the National Commission to Fight Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons. Considering the […]

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Yemeniettes: Women and Innovation in Conflict-Ridden Yemen

On November 8th, as part of the Geneva Peace Week, the Gender & Diversity Hub (G&D Hub) organised the screening of Yemeniettes. The documentary follows the journey of young Yemeni girls on their entrepreneurial journey to bring solar-powered lanterns to their country. Set against the backdrop of a country facing many challenges such as high […]

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