Women Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic with MINUSCA, 2017
Gladys Ngwepekeum Nkeh, a UN Police officer from Cameroon, serves as a gender officer with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). Here, Gladys conducts a class on gender violence in city of Bangui. She also works to prevent human rights violations and among the many people she has helped was a young girl who became pregnant after being raped. The young girl named her baby Gladys to honor the peacekeeper who provided her so much assistance and attention.
23 October 2017
Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe