China Includes Women in Peacekeepers Sent to Sudan
June 28, 2017
December 7, 2016: China will deploy an infantry battalion of 700 peacekeepers in South Sudan, including a 13-soldier female squad. The female infantry squad will carry out humanitarian relief and protect the rights of women and children. See story: China Deploys Female Peacekeepers in South Sudan (ecns.cn)
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