Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances U.S.

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The first all-female unit of UN peacekeepers stand at attention as they arrive at Roberts International Airport outside Liberia’s capital Monrovia January 30, 2007. The group of more than 100 police women from India will stay in Liberia for six months, helping to train the local police force. REUTERS/Christopher Herwig (LIBERIA) – RTR1LTD2

by Rachel Vogelstein and Jamille Bigio
October 25, 2016

A new CFR Discussion Paper, How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances U.S. Interests, presents compelling evidence about the value of women’s contributions to peace and security efforts and urges increased U.S. investment in women’s participation in peacebuilding, peacekeeping, and post-conflict reconstruction around the world:

http://blogs.cfr.org/women-around-the-world/2016/10/25/how-womens-participation-in-conflict-prevention-and-resolution-advances-u-s-interests/

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