Bangladesh has deployed the world’s first group of 160 all-women UN peacekeepers to Haiti.
UN Peacekeepers: Are the Protectors a Threat to Women and Children? (Part I)
Seema Kawar examines how some UN peacekeepers pose as a threat to women and children in areas where they are deployed.
At the Helm: The Case for More Female UN Peacekeepers, Part Two
In this series, Nancy Kanwal addresses the lack of female participation in UN Peacekeeping and answers the question: Why do we need more women?
The Dominican Republic and the Threat of Mass Haitian Deportation
Vanessa Hayford looks at an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the Caribbean.
Bridging the Gap? Female Participation in UN Peacekeeping: Part One
Nancy explores a popular topic: women’s role in UN Peacekeeping Missions in Part One of her series. Have we successfully bridged the gap?