May 29, 2018 The evidence shows that the presence of women in peacekeeping operations has a positive effect on its missions. However, despite the United Nations request to its members that it increase contributions from females in every mission, the numbers of those sent to the field remain low. Current operations show little improvement. While the increased presence of women in military units would be a sign... Read more
May 22, 2018 Serin Cherian, a female Nurse Officer with the Indian contingent of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), poses outside of UNIFIL’s Headquarters Hospital in Naqoura, South Lebanon.
May 05, 2018
The following interview is the fourth in our Security Roundtable series, which has so far featured Women, Peace and Security (WPS) expert, Cynthia Enloe, and group interviews with Male Leaders on Engaging Men in WPS intiatives, and expert women in WPS. This latest addition to our series will provide insight on engaging women in local peacekeeping efforts from Major General... Read more