“We will have everybody on board”: How the Elsie Initiative Fund and Ghana Armed Forces support gender parity in UNIFIL

For more information visit: https://peacekeeping.un.org/en/gender
Group Captain Theodora Adjoa Agornyo, Acting Gender Policy Advisor to Chief of the Defence Staff pictured at the Ghana Armed Forces Headquarters, Burma Camp, Accra. (Camilla Stamp /UN Photo)
UNIFIL peacekeepers from Ghana pictured in south Lebanon. (UN Photo)
Brigadier General Constance Emefa Ejeani-Afenu, first woman Deputy Force Commander of MINURSO. (Photo: MINURSO)
UNIFIL peacekeepers from Ghana pictured at the battalion headquarters in Al Qawzha, south Lebanon. (Pasqual Gorriz /UN Photo)
UNIFIL Ghanaian peacekeepers conduct mixed-gender patrols along the Blue Line in the vicinity of Ramya, south Lebanon. (Pasqual Gorriz/UN Photo)
(Photo: Camilla Stamp/UN Photo)

“This project represents an expression of our shared values for gender equality and the promotion of women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in our workforce.”

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