UN Peacekeeping women leaders weigh in on International Women’s Day
UN peacekeepers are currently serving on 14 missions worldwide and two top women UN Peacekeeping leaders have shared their thoughts in the Huffington Post for International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8 March every year. This year the occasion is calling for everyone to make pledges to end violence against women and girls.
Meet them and read their essays here:
Find out more about how women contribute to peace in this video.
- Feature from the UN News Centre: UN peacekeeping – on the front lines to end violence against women
- Facts, figures and an infographic on women and peacekeeping
- International Women’s Day resources from UN Women