If sustainable reforms are not implemented then it is unlikely the goals to increase the number of women in peacekeeping will be realized over the next decade.
Author: Lisa Sharland
Reaching consensus on the different circumstances, limits, and expectations of peacekeepers when it comes to intervening to protect civilians has been challenging.
According to a new report released recently, more peacekeepers have been killed in acts of violence in the last five years than in any other five-year period in nearly 70 years of UN peacekeeping. Unfortunately, this trend isn’t all that surprising.