Female Soldiers Fight Terrorists in Somalia

June 28, 2017

October 28, 2016:  Approximately 500 women are serving in combat positions within Somalia as part of the Ugandan contingent of AMISOM, the 17,000-strong African Union force. In addition to battling the jihadist group al-Shabab,  female infantry members work to prevent sexual violence and to promote gender equality. See the full story:  Meet the Tank Girls Taking on al-Shabab  (Foreign Policy)  

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