Celebrating International Women's Day: Changing Role of Women in Peacekeeping

June 28, 2017

March 10, 2017:  Since 2000, with the passing of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, women’s participation in peacekeeping has become a central tenant of mandates and operations. A recent article The Oxford University Press reviews the most recent statistics on the numbers and types of placements for women peacekeepers. 

While there have been some improvements in the numbers, women remain a distinct minority in peacekeeping missions. Much more, women are especially underrepresented in some key missions. See full article:  Celebrating International Women's Day:  women in the changing world of peacekeeping  (Oxford University Press blog,  blog.oup.com)

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