From Resolution to Reality Kate Holt/Care Nepal: Kate Holt/Care Uganda: Jenny Matthews/Care Afghanistan: Kate Holt & Jenny Matthew /Care download

From Resolution to Reality

Lessons learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on women’s participation in peacebuilding and post-conflict governance

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (SCR 1325, 2000) was hailed a victory for women’s rights activists around the world.

The adoption of the resolution represented a significant step forward in recognising the strategic contribution that women can make to peace and security policy, as well as acknowledging the increasing use of violence against women as a tactic of war.

Yet a decade later, women are still largely absent from peace negotiations. How can the policy be turned into practice, which impacts on the lives of women most affected by conflict?"

  • Countries: Afghanistan, Nepal, Uganda
  • Published: November 2010

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