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The Duty of Caring

1 February, 2022



This policy brief explores the issue area 4 of the Measuring Opportunities for Women in Peace Operations (MOWIP) methodology, titled “Household Constraints”, through the lens of care work.

It aims to outline policy actions that security institutions in Troop and Police Contributing Countries (TPCC) should adopt as part of their duty to peacekeepers who struggle with the unequal division of care work, and which acts as a barrier to gender equality within peacekeeping

Learn more about the policy series: Opportunity for Women in Peacekeeping


Reviewed by Dr. Briony Jones(University of Warwick) and De. Eleanor Gordon (Monash University)