Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Peace Support Operations

Course Duration: Two Weeks
Course Fee: This course is fully funded.

Course Summary:

This course mostly targets, civilian women and children as they are subjected to atrocities such as gang rape, sex slavery, human trafficking, mutilation, etc during and after conflicts. This course aims at contributing to the development and strengthening of the capacity of security agencies and civil society in the prevention and handling of SEA cases.


  •  Contextualizing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: the changing Nature of Conflicts in Africa
  •  Protection of persons against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
  • Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Dimensions, responses and Challenges
  • Sexual Exploitation  and Abuse and the role of Culture
  • Justice for victims of Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and prosecution of perpetrators
  • Reproductive health issues on SEA
  • Psycho-Social Assistance, counselling and reintegration
  • Training skills in handling SEA cases, Advocacy and Sensitization
  • Practical Exercises: Identifying and Reporting SEA cases, and simulations Exercises
  • Critical issues and Emerging Trends on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse


Target Participants:

Every Mission Peacekeeper