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Food for Thought: Which values can you draw from your faith tradition to prevent gender-based violence in your community?

A youth advocacy training was held in Addis Ababa from 3rd to 7th October, 2016. The training gathered fifty-three youths from Burundi, DRC, Ethiopia, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan. The objectives of the training were to; equip participants to advocate for their rights and the rights of African youth in general, develop a regional advocacy campaign, adapted to each specific context and establish a youth advocacy network. As a result of the training youth participating from the different countries formed a network by the name REJADH/YCNR.

The Regional Youth Forum on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) marked its second day with fifty-five (55) youth participants, practitioners and faith leaders from Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Et…