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FEATURE: A woman’s strength is unlimited, says award-winning UN peacekeeper

11 October 2017 – Growing up in Harare, Zimbabwe, Ms. Chota’s awareness of the inequalities that existed between girls and boys began at an early age. The way society groomed boys for professional careers and steered girls towards domestic chores led her to start dreaming of a more equal world.


Darfur: AU-UN mission urges restraint after clashes at camp for displaced persons

22 September 2017 – The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur today urged “the utmost restraint” by all parties after clashes between government forces and internally displaced persons at the Kalma camp led to the death of at least three IDPs and injuries to some 26 others.


Arms proliferation continues in Darfur, but area remains largely calm, Security Council told

14 September 2017 – The situation in Darfur has been largely calm in recent months, but there is continued violence fuelled by a proliferation of weapons and competition over natural resources, a senior United Nations official today told the Security Council.