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UN Chief Decries Failure to Bring Women into Peacemaking

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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is decrying the failure to bring women into peacemaking, pointing to grim statistics that between 1990 and 2017, women constituted only 8 percent of negotiators and 5 percent of witnesses and signatories to major peace processes. He told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that at the heart of these statistics is the continuing inequality between men and women. Guterres said a recent study by the U.N. and World Bank provides convincing...

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