Women representation in various positions at the UN is still low, despite the organisation's attempts at gender equality, according to Floresha Berisha a human resource officer, who said that applicants who have professional and academic backgrounds required, fail to understand the application process needed for selection.
Women Urged to Take Up UN Peacekeeping Jobs
New Times, 9 May 2019
The number of women employed by the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions is still low and more women should apply for positions to fill the existing gap. Read more »
Rwandan Peacekeepers in South Sudan Share Experience on Women Empowerment
Rwandan peacekeepers serving in South Sudan on Wednesday hosted a UN Police Women Network meeting that discussed issues faced by women in conflicts. Read more »
UN Recognises Rwanda Female Police Peacekeeper
New Times, 12 March 2019
As the world celebrated the International Women's Day, the United Nations (UN), expressed its gratitude to Rwandan police officer, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Teddy Ruyenzi,… Read more »
Inspector General Emanuel Gasana briefs female peacekeepers before their departure for Darfur.
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