PHOTO STORY: Women on the front line for peace

In 2017, Bangladesh sent two female combat pilots to the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) – Flight Lieutenant Nayma Haque and Flight Lieutenant Tamanna-E-Lutfi.
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In 2017, Bangladesh sent two female combat pilots to the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) – Flight Lieutenant Nayma Haque and Flight Lieutenant Tamanna-E-Lutfi.
Sweden is one of the major troop contributors to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA.
UN Photo/Harandane Dicko
South African peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo visit an orphanage in North Kivu Province in March 2018.
UN Photo/Michael Ali
A Chinese police officer deployed to the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), talks to a young girl whilst on patrol (file photo).
UN Photo/Albert González Farran
An all-woman Bangladeshi contingent arrives in Haiti following a devastating earthquake in 2010.
UN Photo/Marco Dormino
The UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has begun anti-COVID-19 patrols to help prevent the spread of the virus.
MINUSCA/Indonesia FPU
In Haiti, UN corrections officers have been deployed to prisons.
MINUSTAH/Victoria Hazou
A human rights officer working for the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali  investigates a reported incident in Menaka region.
UN Photo/Marco Dormino
Radio Miraya host, Irene Lasu, works out of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). (file)
UNMISS/Isaac Billy
The Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)  Elizabeth Spehar (centre), and Force Commander Major General Cheryl Pearce, review the mission's deployment maps.
Courtesy of HER Documentary/Courtney Martin