Parity on the Frontline: UN Seeks to Boost Number of Female Peacekeepers

With 8,000 women deployed in peacekeeping missions as of 2018, women comprised only 4 percent of peacekeeping soldiers and 10 percent of peacekeeping police. From Cyprus to Lebanon to South Sudan, find out what women peacekeepers are doing around the world and why that matters to peace and security in this video by The 51% at France 24.*

*The 51% is “a program about women who are reshaping our world.”