“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an
Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long
“I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel
Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic
The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou
This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in
Nigeria hopes to increase the number of its women participating in UN peacekeeping missions by 20 per cent in 2014, a
A police officer serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia is giving a voice not only to women
Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-
The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), on Wednesday, 19 May 2010, began a three-day workshop in
They are trained in sophisticated combat tactics and weaponry, crowd and mob control, counter-insurgency.
A women contingent of the CRPF will leave for civil war stricken Liberia tonight as part of the United Nations Peace
“Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura
This report highlights deliberations during the four trainings and is accordingly structured in four parts: the first
Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di
In early 2007, the Government of India sent over 100 highly trained women police officers to Liberia, as the UN's fir
This article contributes towards ongoing debates on gender, security and post-conflict studies.
She is a beacon of hope for the aspiring women of Sierra Leone. Senior Assistant Commissioner Kadi K.
The 75-page report, “'We'll Kill You If You Cry:' Sexual Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict,” presents
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, has pledged to have 10 per cent of women on every peacekeeping
It is break time at the Victory Chapel School in Congo Town.
The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), in collaboration with the Grenier International NGO, con
“I didn't know that a soldier could or should play a role in protecting and helping the civilian population, es