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Guidebook on CEDAW general recommendation no. 30 and the UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

This Guidebook aims to increase knowledge about the CEDAW Committee’s landmark General recommendation no. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations, and the Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security, and how these frameworks can be used to strengthen and reinforce each other. The Guidebook provides information on the content of the General Recommendation and the Security Council resolutions and on the reporting and monitoring mechanisms. More

Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

Monday, April 27, 2015

Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 brings together human rights and economic policymaking, and provides the key elements for a far-reaching new policy agenda that can transform economies and make women’s rights a reality. Through solid in-depth analysis and data, this evidence-based report provides key recommendations on moving towards an economy that truly works for women, for the benefit of all. More

Strategic Plan 2014–17: Making this the century for women and gender equality

Sunday, June 1, 2014

This brochure summarizes UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2014–2017 and presents the organization’s vision, goals and plan of action in a number of critical areas to support gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide. More

Women and Natural Resources in Peacebuilding: Strengthening participation, improving protection and aiding empowerment

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

As primary managers and users of natural resources in many conflict-affected contexts, women have a key role to play in peacebuilding but are often excluded from decision-making over natural resource management. This report analyses how women's empowerment and the sustainable use of natural resources can be pursued together to help build lasting peace. More

UN Security Council resolution 2122 on women, peace and security (2013)

Friday, October 18, 2013

By unanimous vote, the Security Council adopted the present resolution which sets in place stronger measures to enable women to participate in conflict resolution and recovery, and puts the onus on the Security Council, the United Nations, regional organizations and Member States to dismantle the barriers, create the space, and provide seats at the table for women. More

UN Security Council resolution 2106 on sexual violence in conflict (2013)

Monday, June 24, 2013

On 24 June 2013, the UN Security Council sent a strong signal to perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict that their crimes will not be tolerated, adopting a new resolution to strengthen efforts to end impunity for a scourge that affects not only large numbers of women and girls but also men and boys. More

UN Women Sourcebook on Women, Peace and Security

Monday, October 1, 2012

This collection of papers is a set of resource materials to support improved implementation of the five WPS resolutions. It consists of analytical documents explaining gender issues in a number of peace and security areas, both normative and operational, and of guidance material to support operational work. More

UN strategic results framework on women, peace and security: 2011–2020

Friday, July 1, 2011

The strategic results framework provides a joint vision for action to advance implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) and related resolutions on women and peace and security. More

Integrating a gender perspective into the work of the United Nations military in peacekeeping operations

Monday, March 1, 2010

The guidelines aim to support a more integrated response by military peacekeepers, other peacekeeping mission components, UN entities and nongovernmental organizations working to implement Security Council mandates on women, peace and security. More

Review of the sexual violence elements of the judgments of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the light of Security Council resolution 1820

Friday, January 1, 2010

The aim of this document is to identify the sexual violence elements of the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). It offers a comprehensive overview of the various ways that sexual violence in armed conflict can be interpreted and addressed under international law. More

State of the world population 2010: From conflict and crisis to renewal: Generations of change

Friday, January 1, 2010

The release of the 2010 edition of the State of World Population report coincides with the tenth anniversary of UN Security Council resolution 1325, which recognizes and seeks to address the vulnerability of women and girls to violence during and after armed conflict, and the absence or low level of women’s representation in efforts to prevent war, build peace and restore devastated societies. More

UN Security Council resolution 1888 on women, peace and security (2009)

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Security Council resolution 1888 (2009), adopted on 30 September 2009, mandates peacekeeping missions to protect women, girls from sexual violence in armed conflict. More

UN Security Council resolution 1820 on women, peace and security (2008)

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Security Council resolution 1820 (2008) on sexual violence during wars. More

Socio-economic and gender analysis (SEAGA) for emergency and rehabilitation programmes

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

This publication explains the importance of including a gender perspective in emergency operations and assisting emergency specialists in gender-sensitive planning. More

UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security (2000)

Tuesday, October 31, 2000

This landmark resolution reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, peace negotiations, peacebuilding, peacekeeping, humanitarian response and in post-conflict reconstruction and stresses the importance of their equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security. More

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