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Date: Tuesday, 4 August 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.
Date: Friday, 18 October 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.
Date: Monday, 24 June 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.
Date: Tuesday, 28 September 2010
A set of indicators for use at the level to track implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000). Published in the report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on Women and Peace and Security 2010.
Date: Tuesday, 7 September 2010
The report analyses the needs of women and girls in post-conflict situations; identifies the challenges to women’s participation in preventing, resolving and recovering from conflict; and specifies national and international measures aimed at ensuring that women’s priorities are addressed, their right to full participation is realized, a gender perspective is applied to peacebuilding, and all public actions are consistent with States’international human rights obligations.
Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2009
Security Council resolution 1888 (2009), adopted on 30 September 2009, mandates peacekeeping missions to protect women, girls from sexual violence in armed conflict.
Date: Thursday, 19 June 2008
Security Council resolution 1820 (2008) on sexual violence during wars.
Date: Tuesday, 31 October 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.