Faces: Women as partners in Peace and Security: What is a Gender Advisor?

Friday, October 1, 2004
Author: 
UN
Countries: 
Americas
Caribbean
Haiti
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Participation
Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

In her role as Senior Gender Adviser, Ms. Puechguirbal went into the country in June 2004 as part of the advance team of the new United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Her experience as a gender adviser in the peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had prepared her to confront this new challenge, which might become the most difficult in her entire humanitarian career.

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