Protecting civilians in armed conflict

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Friends of IHL network created in Aden to raise awareness of International Humanitarian Law in Yemen

21 May 2019

A workshop organized by the Yemen Center for Human Rights Studies, in partnership with Geneva Call, was held on Saturday, 4 May 2019 to establish a partnership network called the “Friends of International Humanitarian... read more

Yemen: first workshop for women from civil society on the law of armed conflict

7 December 2017

From 8 to 12 October 2017, Geneva Call organized a three-day training session on the law of armed conflict and a two-day thematic workshop on child protection, the ban on anti-personnel mines and the prohibition of... read more

Geneva Call gathers 21 armed movements in Geneva to discuss how to better protect children and education in armed conflict

1 December 2016

From 22 to 24 November 2016, 31 leaders, commanders and advisers of 21 armed movements from 11 countries, including Syria, Iraq, Colombia, Yemen, and Burma/Myanmar, participated in workshops and discussions around the... read more

Training in Yemen and the Philippines on sexual violence and gender equality

10 January 2015

Sexual violence and rape in particular are pervasive in many armed conflicts. Geneva Call has been engaging armed non-State actors and local communities on this issue, as well as on the promotion of gender equality... read more