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Are women better peacekeepers? These UN officers think so | World news | The Guardian


Are women better peacekeepers? These UN officers think so | World news | The Guardian: “For a lot of women, or even men, who have suffered sexual violence, history has shown us they only want to speak to women,” she told a meeting of female UN officers in Pretoria, South Africa in early September.

The importance of woman in war zones was a constant theme at the gathering. Captain Shaden Ata Mohammed Elmanaseer, a Jordanian medic who has served in Gaza, Libya and Liberia, agreed.

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