Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Female peacekeepers

The UN has deployed an all-female peacekeeping force in Liberia. The female contingent are from India's Central Reserve Police Force. The effect of the female soldiers seem to be less agression and tension in the areas they are observing. Apparently, women are better at combining the roles of soldier and social worker which is the essential combination for military on for a peace-keeping mission.

Read more: Military women as U.N. peacekeepers

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