Scotland Will Train 200 Women as Peacekeepers
May 2, 2017: Nicola Sturgeon has announced a new Scottish government funding initiative to help train more than 200 women from countries affected by war as peacekeepers. The four-year, £1.2 million funding commitment will bring together a team of female activists for training in mediation and negotiation skills, in an effort to “build sustainable peace” in war-torn countries. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon tells United Nations that Scotland Will Spend £1.2m Training Female Peacekeepers (www.thenational.scot)
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West Point's Woman Problem
December 8, 2019: Why aren’t there more women at West Point? All military occupations and units are now open to women, yet women made up less than 20 percent of the 2018 West Point graduating class. And that was the highest percentage ever.