Indonesia to Increase Number of Female Peacekeepers
June 28, 2017
October 11, 2016: Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has recently stated that the government is committed to increasing the number of female personnel working as UN Peacekeepers. In order to achieve that goal,the Indonesian military (TNI) plans to begin mainstreaming women into military training and career progression. As of 2014, women made up 3% of the military and 10% of the National Police. See full article: More Women Peacekeepers Expected (The Jakarta Post)
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