Friday, February 18, 2011

Gender Issues: Humanitarian police in C.A.R. protect women (audio)

Source: United Nations Radio

As part of an effort to combat violence against women, the UN has set up a special force the Détachement Intégré de Sécurité or humanitarian police, specially trained by MINURCAT to protect refugees, internally displaced persons and humanitarians. Rima Salah just got back from Africa, where she was the Deputy Special Representative for the UN Mission in Central African Republic. Julie Walker spoke with her about the situation facing women and asked her about this new police force.

Duration 2'26"

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