Indian women soldiers deployed under UN peacekeeping mission to deal with violent groups in Sudan

only female soldiers India’s largest military contingent made up of soldiers has been deployed in the violence-hit town of Abyei in Sudan under the UN peacekeeping mission. This deployment has taken place in the most turbulent region of the world. On January 4 itself, 200 people belonging to violent groups attacked a village and killed 13 people. According to the Permanent Mission of India to the UN, the Indian contingent reached Abyei on Saturday. These include two army officers and 25 soldiers of other ranks.

The Indian Army told that under the UN Interim Security Team, these soldiers will handle security in tough challenging conditions. Will work especially among those people who have been going through violence for a long time. Women and children are more among these violence victims. Expressing pride in the departure of these soldiers from India on January 6 for deployment, PM Narendra Modi had said that it is a matter of great pleasure for women power to join the UN peacekeeping mission.

challenging mission

This mission is very challenging. There are frequent attacks with modern weapons in Abayei. Hostilities in local communities have led to the formation of a number of radical groups, which are carrying out attacks. At the same time, the Indian women soldiers involved in the UN mission are highly respected all over the world. He is known to easily connect with and help women, children and victims of sexual violence in war-torn areas.

Women were also inspired in Liberia

For the first time in the year 2007, India only The military squad of women soldiers was deployed in the West African country of Liberia. Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, recently pointed out that Indian women soldiers and their work inspired an entire generation of Liberian women. Now local women have also started contributing to the security of their country.

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