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“It is important for us to monitor the rate of gender-based violence in Burundi so that we can understand the best way to address the issue,” stated Innocent (another name) from the African Children and Youth Network for Human Rights / Réseau des Enfants et Jeunes Africains pour les Droits Humains (REJADH) Burundi. The evaluation workshop took place on Friday 28th December 2018 in Bujumbura – Burundi and was attended by religious leaders, civil society leaders, and government officials. The workshop had as its objective to evaluate the state of the commitment of Religious Leaders, political actors and civil society on the monitoring and implementation of gender-based violence law in Burundi. During the deliberations, it was made clear that Burundi has a strong law prohibiting gender-based violence. But this law has not been enforced, the workshop then explored the role of faith leaders and civil society members in enforcing this law.

A society that promotes peace, a society that respects every religion, a society that respects the dignity of every human being is what the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement stands for, as borrowe…

The youth were also involved in artwork on the last day of the seminar. The assignment was for every country to paint a picture which portrays the future of REJADH. From the paintings which we…