On Saturday April 18th BWA concluded fourth-training workshops on UNSCR 1325 and role of women in achieving peace.
The training program which was organized throughout a month, in four intensive workshops included many topics related to UNSCR 1325, such as peace keeping processes, Windhoek Declaration and Namibia Plan of Action, status of women in refugee camps, the concept of good offices as a peaceful means to reduce conflicts, taking gender perspectives in peace agreements and the role of women in peace building phase after war ends.
Civil society organizations who participated in the training program confirmed the importance of the role of organizations in spreading awareness on UNSCR 1325, and utilization of social media network to disseminate important points of the resolution, this was confirmed by E. Asma Rajab -head of Women program in BWA- she said practicing what came in the training program first starts on individual level and then through the dissemination of peace culture in the family and community level, there can be no peace on the external level, unless we practice it in our lives daily.
Finally, participants expressed their thanks and appreciation for all the efforts made by BWA to conduct this program, emphasizing the great benefit they gained from this program, especially at this difficult time women are going through in the world.
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