Major General Ibrahim Salau Ali, Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), revealed that the task force took a firm stand against gender-based violence during the operation.
General Ali said this in a statement through Lieutenant Colonel Abubakar Abdullahi, Director of Military Public Affairs, MNJTF, during the opening ceremony of the Workshop on Sexual Abuse and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict Environments held in N’Djamena, Chad on Monday. And he said this.
“The workshop was designed to deepen participants’ understanding of the dynamics of sexual exploitation and gender-based violence in operational contexts,” the statement said.
General Ali highlighted that the MNJTF has helped rescue thousands of women and girls from the hands of terrorists in recent years, and reiterated the force’s commitment to uphold human rights and strengthen the protection of vulnerable populations. emphasized.
He thanked the African Union Mission Support Team for organizing the exercise, recognizing the critical importance of addressing and preventing gender-based violence within operational frameworks.
“The MNJTF’s clear stance against gender-based violence during operations underscores its dedication to promoting a safe and secure environment for all individuals affected by conflict and instability.” he said.