More than 10,000 Women in South Korea's Military
June 28, 2017
September 26, 2016: The number of of women in South Korea's military has been growing rapidly including at the level of officer, where they now make up 5.5% of all officers. Read the full story: Number of Women in S. Korean Military Surpasses 10,000 (KBS World Radio)
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New Security Council Resolution on Women and Peacekeeping Announced
September 7, 2020
SecurityWomen welcomes the new UN Security Council Resolution 2538 announced on the 28 August 2020 calling for greater action to bolster the role of women — both uniformed and civilian — in all levels of peacekeeping.
For Women in Afghan Security Forces, A Daily Battle
September 6, 2020
Among Afghani police forces, which have been the focus of diversification efforts for years, women still make up only 2.8 percent of employees — and that is the highest level in 18 years. It is not because qualified, willing women are lacking. It is because to join the police is to endure abuse and degradation.