Security Council Resolution 1325

Security Council Resolution 1325 was the first resolution passed by the Security Council that specifically addressed the impact of war and conflict on women, and women’s contributions to conflict resolution and sustainable peace. SCR 1325 calls for increased women’s participation at every level of decision-making with regard to conflict prevention and resolution. It also emphasizes protection of women and girls in conflict zones and refugee camps. In addition, this resolution encourages the Secretary-General and other actors to incorporate a gender perspective into all aspects of decision-making, peacekeeping, and UN reporting.

This resolution was adopted on October 31, 2000

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