UN Security Council Resolution 1325 is the most important cornerstone for the protection of women in situations of
conflict, peacebuilding and security. Women and girls with disabilities are disproportionally affected by war and conflict. Yet, their rights are seldom protected and their specific needs rarely recognised. The 20th anniversary of Resolution 1325 in October 2020 offers an opportunity to assess the global Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and its gaps.
Author: Light for the World
Year of Publication: 2020