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Women and Peacekeeping: Time for the UN to Commit to Gender Equality


UN peacekeepers are deployed to make local populations more safe and secure. They must not be allowed to become another source of insecurity for the people they are sent to serve. The new Secretary-General should commit to gender equality in order to ensure that peacekeeping lives up to its promise. It was confirmed that the call by numerous women’s groups and campaigners to appoint a woman as the next Secretary-General of the UN would go unanswered when, on 5 October, the Security Council ambassadors announced that António Guterres would be the next person to lead the UN. The fact that …read more

Source: Royal United Services Institute (UK)

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