UN’s first all-female peacekeeping force in Liberia

105 Indian police officers, set to be deployed to Liberia, make up the UN’s first all-female peacekeeping group.

Seema Dhundia, a unit commander, said “Women police are seen to be much less threatening, although they can be just as tough as men. But in a conflict situation, they are more approachable and it makes women and children feel safer.” More

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