UNISFA Deputy Force Commander: the role of female soldiers in peacekeeping missions
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"Women have the right to participate in all jobs," according to Brigadier General Zewdu Kiros Gebrekidan, Deputy Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). In an interview with the UN News Centre about the role

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"Women have the right to participate in all jobs," according to Brigadier General Zewdu Kiros Gebrekidan, Deputy Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). In an interview with the UN News Centre about the role of women in UN peacekeeping, Ms. Gebrekidan also underlined the important role that female soldiers play during peacekeeping missions, including their ability to better connect with children and women within affected communities.