*MNJTF Has Zero Tolerance for Gender based Violence in Its Operations - Force Commander*
The Force Commander, Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Maj Gen Ibrahim Sallau Ali has revealed that the Task Force has taken a firm stand against gender-based violence during its operations. Gen Ali stated this during the opening ceremony of workshop on sexual abuse and gender based violence in conflict environment held today 20 November 2023 at N'djemena, Chad.
The workshop was designed to enhance the understanding of participants regarding the dynamics of sexual exploitation and gender-based violence in operational contexts. Gen Ali emphasized that the MNJTF has been instrumental in rescuing thousands of women and girls from the clutches of terrorists in recent years, underscoring the force's commitment to upholding human rights and enhancing the protection of vulnerable populations.
The Force Commander expressed gratitude towards the African Union Mission Support Team for organizing the training, recognizing the crucial importance of addressing and preventing gender-based violence within the operational framework.
The MNJTF's unequivocal stance on gender-based violence during operations underscores its dedication to promoting a safe and secure environment for all individuals affected by conflict and instability.
Chief of Military Public Information
N'djamena - Chad
20 November 2023