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Indian Army Major Suman Gawani, Brazilian Navy officer share UN military gender award for women peacekeepers

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An Indian Army officer Major Suman Gawani and a Brazilian woman Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo have been selected for the United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019). The woman peacekeeper were described as "powerful role models" by the UN Chief Antonio Guterres. This is for the first time that the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award is being shared by two women.