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What percent of UN peacekeepers are women?

[A]. 50
[B]. 25
[C]. 15
[D]. 6

Answer: Option D


India co-sponsored United National Security Council Resolution for Greater Participation of women in peacekeeping forces. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution called on full, effective and meaningful participation of women in peacekeeping operations. According to 2019 data, only six percent of UN peacekeepers are women. In total, there are 86,687 peacekeepers in the UN of which 5,243 are female.

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