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Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 225997, tabled on 3 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he plans to take to incorporate lessons learned from the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative into teaching at the Diplomatic Academy; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

6 March 2015

Lessons from the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) campaign are being incorporated into a range of teaching materials on campaigning, communications strategies, and policy development for the Diplomatic Academy. Additionally, the Diplomatic Academy materials on conflict and multilateral engagement will include sections on preventing sexual and gender based violence as well as related issues such as combatting violence against women and girls.

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