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"This year’s International Day of Peacekeepers is an opportunity to raise awareness about new developments in the field while honouring those who lost their lives over the past year serving under the blue flag. United Nations peacekeeping is increasingly called on to deploy multi-dimensional operations to help countries transition from conflict to peace, with a significant focus on protecting civilians, including the most vulnerable among them: women and children."
United Nations Peacekeeping helps countries torn by conflict create the conditions for lasting peace. It is comprised of civilian, police and military personnel, and has adapted its ...
One news media providing coverage of the 57th Session on the Commission of Women is the United Nations News Centre. Here are several of their stories:
VIDEO STORIES: Women from around the world share their ideas of the greatest challenges to eliminating violence against women and girls, and how to overcome them
FEATURE: UN peacekeeping - on the front lines to end violence against women
8 March – “I know what it means to lose your house, to be looted. To look a child in the eye and say, 'If they come for me, you need to run'," said the ...