Source:Oxfam In 2000, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to uphold women’s rights in conflict and their roles in peace and security. Despite signs of progress, the impact on women’s lives and roles worldwide has been sporadic. This briefing argues that 15 years on, the UN and Member States should use a formal review of the Women, Peace and Security agenda as a crucial opportunity to address key gaps. New commitments should focus on women’s participation, preventing conflict and gender-based violence, monitoring and implementation, and financing.
Fair Use Notice: This website conains copyright material that has not been expressly authorised by the owner/s. This material is distributed as part of this non-profit organisation. Reproduction of this material is considered fair use under the 1988 Copyright, Designs and Patents Act. If you believe that material has been published without appropriate source information, or that your copyright has been breached, please contact MEWC webmaster.