Kinda the work that she has done and the achievements she has achieved, even women police officers of many developed countries could not do. Actually, Alizeeta Kabor Kinda is a policeman and holds the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.
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Alizetta Kabor Kinda, People living in most of the countries including India have heard this name less than the name of Burkina Faso, the country of the woman of this name. But now when this woman was honored in the world’s most powerful country in America’s splendid city of New York, she proved an identity in the police fraternity of the whole world. Kinda, the West African country with a population of only 20 million, is counted in the list of the least developed countries of the world, but the work that Kinda has done and the achievements that have been achieved are not even women police officers of many developed countries. Could do Actually, Alizeeta Kabor Kinda is a policeman and holds the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.
Alizetta Kabor Kinda (Zazeta Kabore Kinda) To ‘ UN Women Police Officer Award 2022‘ (United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year award) was awarded at the ongoing two-day UN Police Chiefs Summit in New York (United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit-UNCOPS) when Kinda was given this award. The interesting thing for India is that the moderator of the program on this occasion was India’s first woman IPS officer Kiran Bedi who herself has also been in the UN service. Kinda has been given this award for its excellent work in protecting the rights of women and children and preventing various types of violence, especially sexual violence, investigating such cases. Kinda United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) He is posted as the nodal officer for gender issues.
Achievements of Alizetta Kabor Kinda
The impact of Kinda’s deployment and work in Mali can be gauged from this, due to the efforts that started after his arrival, people who were victims of sexual violence but out of fear or trust in the system started coming to the fore. He was hesitant to come forward due to lack. Before Kinda came here, not a single case of sexual violence was registered, but now since Kinda started working, every month in 3-4 such cases victims come to the fore. Kinda and his team not only won the trust of the people at the local level, but also acted as a bridge between the civil defense officers posted there and the people. Not only this, Kinda did a lot of work in Mali’s Menaka area to understand and improve issues like gender, child protection, human rights and civil protection. He helped the security forces a lot here.
UN peacekeeper (UN Pacekeeper) Alizeeta Kabor Kinda not only worked on the social problem of girls being married at an early age, but also encouraged people to send girls to schools to study. This also increased the number of girl students in local schools. Kinda’s work has proved yet another thing that female police officers can do a better job than male officers in many aspects of establishment and development of a splendid society. Of course, from the point of view of physical strength, a female police officer may be less than her male counterpart, but on the strength of the natural qualities found in a woman, she can overcome many such challenges which may be impossible for a man to do.
emphasis on women’s rights
Kinda throughout her police career focused on protecting the rights of women and children and promoted this section of the society. Kinda was stationed in the Congo from 2013 to 2015. There also she has played the role of liaison officer in gender matters. Chief Warrant Officer Kinda did similar assignments in his country Burkina Faso in the Ministry of Security and the Regional Brigade, a unit of the National Police for the Protection of Women and Children.
There are currently about 10,000 UN policemen in 16 peacekeeping missions around the world (United Nations Police) and interestingly 19 percent of them are women. Perhaps even in many countries of the world, women will not be so average as compared to men in the police. The story of Alizeeta Kabor Kinda, Chief Warrant Officer in the United Nations Police, is an inspiration for girls aspiring to pursue a career in the field of policing.
At the same time, her work clearly gives a message to the world and that is that every country should adopt as many modalities as possible for women to go in this field. This work is especially important for less developed or rather developing countries. This will not only be a step to increase self-confidence among women along with gender-based equality in the society, it will also accelerate the development of any country.
Jean Pierre praised
Jean-Pierre, Under-Secretary of Peace Operations at the United Nations OrganizationJean Pierre) praised Kinda and his work fiercely. He said that through her work, Linda represents a police service that is capable, well-equipped and equipped in every way. Jean-Pierre believes that the work of Chief Warrant Officer Kinda is a shining example of the impact of women’s involvement in UN peacekeeping operations.
United Nations Women Police Officers Annual Award given annually by the United Nations (United Nations Women Police Officer of the Year award) was launched in 2011. The purpose of giving this award is to recognize such women officers who have made a great contribution through their extraordinary work for the society while in police service.
What is Burkina Faso?
Now if that country Burkina Faso Talking about it, there is an interesting aspect in itself. Once a French colony, Burkina Faso has seen military coups over several times since pre-independence. Burkina Faso was first named ‘Upper Volta’ (Upper Volta) was known. The borders of this country of West Africa meet with many other countries including Mali, Ghana. It has 60 percent Muslim and 40 percent Christian population.
Burkina Faso Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda (Al Qaeda) has been affected by terrorist groups. Around 5000 people have lost their lives in the violent incidents that happened here within two years. Not only this, about 20 lakh people have left their homes and fled. The humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso deepens. Attacks by terrorist groups are continuing. There have been many cases of attacks on security forces and mass killings here. Therefore, here the police and security forces have to work in the midst of great challenges.