Why the United Nations needs more female peacekeepers

Despite having been proven effective in peacekeeping, female peacekeepers remain underrepresented in UN missions Chinese Peacekeeping Battalion Awarded UN Medal for Service. Source: UNMISS/Eric Kanalstein On 31 October 2000, the UN Security Council adopted resolution 1325, a landmark resolution on women, peace and security. As defined by the UN, the resolution stresses the importance ofContinue reading “Why the United Nations needs more female peacekeepers”