Fe­male Peace­keep­ers

Southasia - - BRIEFS -

na­tional army of Nepal has de­cided to in­clude more women in its UN peace­keep­ing mis­sions. Cur­rently the num­ber of Nepalese fe­male of­fi­cers and sol­diers is UN peace mis­sions is less than 100. This num­ber will now be in­creased man­i­fold. At present, some 4,410 peace­keep­ers from the Nepal Army are de­ployed in dif­fer­ent UN mis­sions in dif­fer­ent con­flic­thit zones. In­te­grat­ing trained fe­male peace­keep­ers from Nepal will im­prove the coun­try’s over­all ap­proach to UN peace­keep­ing op­er­a­tions, as chil­dren and women al­ways con­sti­tute the ma­jor­ity of vic­tims in war-hit zones.

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