Related Rule
Djibouti
Practice Relating to Rule 134. Women
Djibouti’s Manual on International Humanitarian Law (2004) states: “Women [who have been] the victims of crimes or abuses of power … have the right to be treated with compassion and respect for their dignity … and to be protected from … intimidation and reprisals”. 
Djibouti, Manuel sur le droit international humanitaire et les droits de l’homme applicables au travail du policier, Ministère de l’Intérieur, Direction Générale de la Police, 2004, p. 23.
In 2010, the History and Geography Textbook for 8th Grade, Djibouti’s Ministry of National Education and Higher Education, under the heading “Basic rules of IHL” and in a section on “Specific protection”, stated: “The specific needs of women affected by armed conflict – in terms of protection, health and assistance – must be respected.ˮ 
Djibouti, Ministry of National Education and Higher Education, History and Geography Textbook for 8th Grade, 2010, p. 194.
In 2011, the History and Geography Textbook for 9th Grade, Djibouti’s Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, under the heading “Ethics of Debne warriors” [inhabitants of the Dikhil region in Djibouti], stated: “Spare vulnerable persons ([such as] women …) and release them.” 
Djibouti, Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, History and Geography Textbook for 9th Grade, 2011, p. 231.
Djibouti’s Manual on International Humanitarian Law (2004) states: “Women have … the right under IHL to certain forms of protection specific to their sex, namely the following: … measures regarding the specific physical needs of pregnant women and mothers of infants and young children.” 
Djibouti, Manuel sur le droit international humanitaire et les droits de l’homme applicables au travail du policier, Ministère de l’Intérieur, Direction Générale de la Police, 2004, p. 23.