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80% of all people in refugee camps are women

Conflict situations have a tendency to reflect sexist gender norms, where women are expected to flee conflict, and men are expected to fight on the front lines — leading to a situation where women are responsible for feeding, housing, relocating families and keeping everyone safe. NATO and its partners are taking action to promote the role of women in peace and security. Diversity gives us strength and allows us to achieve our common goal – lasting peace.