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27 Jul 2011 description

Trainings will contribute to protecting women and children from sexual violence and child soldiering

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. (July 26, 2011)—World Vision, the Child Soldiers Initiative and the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre have launched training programs in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to aid in the protection of children and the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence. The training of DRC’s national army and the United Nations staff is generously funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT).