June 07 2022 Juba – South Sudan: CTSAMVM held a 2-day Gender capacity building workshop for monitors in Juba on the 7th and 8th of July.
The workshop on engendering CTSAMVM’s mandate on monitoring, Verifying and Reporting on the progress of implementation of the Permanent Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements in chapter 2 of the R-ARCSS aims at strengthening CTSAMMVM’s capacity to monitor and report on the aspects if the implementation of the gender provisions of the R-ARCSS and the ACOH.
Secondly, it aims to improve CTSAMVM’s ability to make sound gender decisions and recommendations.
The Chief of staff officially opened the workshop by making his remarks. He noted that CTSAMVM continues to investigate allegations of SGBV because women and girls continue to suffer multiple and several forms of this violence at the hands of the armed forces, as well as other forms of violence related to armed conflict in South Sudan.
Participants discussed what Gender is, gender mainstreaming and documenting disaggregated data as per the Peace Agreement.
They also discussed the ACOH and R-ARCSS provisions that address gender and challenges/experiences faced by monitors in the area of monitoring and verifying SGBV as per the Peace Agreement.