The First-Ever Female Pakistani UN Peacekeeping Team Just Won a Medal
February 7, 2020
A small team of Pakistani women is receiving major recognition for being the first all-female group from the country to carry out a UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They are supporting initiatives in the DRC from trauma support to vocational training.
The team of 15 women stationed in the DRC in June provide a range of resources to the region. They are psychologists, stress counselors, vocational training officers, gender advisors, doctors, nurses, operations officers, information officers, and logistics officers.
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