AMISOM conducts workshop on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of its officers
Mareeg.com- Mogadishu January 30th, 2014**: The Gender Unit of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held a one day sensitization workshop on AMISOM Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Policy for officers drawn from the military and civilian component based at the AMISOM base camp in Mogadishu. Those sensitisation workshop are part of the ongoing efforts on preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and disseminating the AMISOM zero-tolerance policy. The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif said that the workshop sought to enlighten the officers on the legal frameworks regarding Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. AMISOM has clear mandate, laws and guidelines to be followed. The mission takes its obligations to the Somali people seriously and all AMISOM personnel receive pre-deployment training on Sexual Abuse and Exploitation.