UN trying to recruit more female peacekeepers

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UN peacekeepers in Goma, DRC
UN peacekeepers in Goma, DRC AFP / Walter Astrada

It’s been 70 years since the United Nations launched its first peacekeeping mission in 1948.Back then, peacekeeping missions only accepted men.And that hasn’t changed much -- today, only only around five percent of peacekeepers are women.But the UN is now trying to change that.Benedict Moran has this report from Bunia, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.