Joyce Banda Calls for Greater Female Presence in Peacekeeping
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December 6, 2016: Former Malawian President Joyce Banda called on world leaders at the Rising Global Peace Forum to work toward greater female presence in peacekeeping and peacemaking efforts globally. The first step, she said, is allowing women into the police and military. See full story: Joyce Banda on Empowering Women as Peacekeepers (Devex)
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