East Africa: Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Great Lakes Region

Thursday, July 17, 2008
Eastern Africa

Let me first and foremost start by emphasizing that the theme: Ending Impunity on Sexual and Gender Based Violence is a befitting one. This conference could not have come at a more opportune moment. The high prevalence of SGBV in our continent and the Great Lakes region in particular has heightened resolve to work together for action, to turn rhetoric to practice.

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