Despite the vital role of women in preventing conflict and helping to forge peace, they were far too often prevented from participating fully in peacemaking Horny women Madison to the detriment of society as a whole, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon told the Security Council today, as it began a day-long debate open on the subject.
Reporting on progress made in implementation of resolution — the first resolution adopted by the member Security Council to address the disproportionate and unique impact of armed conflict on women — he cited the creation of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women UN-Women. Phumzile Avid Watertown looking for friend, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN-Women, emphasized the need to turn resolution into action, pointing out that, among other things, the text addressed the role of women in countering violent extremism and terrorism.
In addition, the International Criminal Court had secured its first conviction of a former Head of State for having personally committed rape as an international crime. Nevertheless, several areas of concern and stagnation remained, she continued. The United Nations, particularly the Council and Member States, must ificantly improve their engagement at Headquarters and in the field with women representatives of civil society during times of crisis. Despite a commitment made last year, the Council had yet to invite civil society representatives to country-specific consultations, she noted.
During the ensuing debate, in which representative of some 75 Member States and other entities participated, speakers welcomed the progress made in implementation of resolutions andwhile emphasizing the need to include more women in peace and mediation negotiations and in post-conflict peacebuilding.
More women should be recruited into Ladies seeking real sex Linch military and police contingents of peacekeeping missions, from where they could have more positive interactions with local populations, especially women.
They urged the Council to include gender-specific language in all its resolutions on peacekeeping and asked for adequate funding to implement the women, peace and security agenda. The current peace process was the first to explicitly include a gender approach, she said, noting in particular the establishment of a gender sub-commission.
Women comprised about Mature women discreet encounters 11735 of those consulted in the peace process and the Government had offered reparations for the suffering of women victims, she added. Vitaly Churkin Russian FederationCouncil President for October, spoke in his national capacity, emphasizing that each conflict situation should be considered on its own merits and that implementation of resolution must not be seen as an end in itself.
BAN KI-MOON, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said women had a vital role to play in preventing conflict and in building and maintaining peace, but far too often, women were prevented from fully participating in peacemaking and peacebuilding. The United Nations had made some progress in promoting the women, peace and security agenda. Ban said his Special Representative on Sexual Violence in conflict was focusing Married woman looking nsa Grand Rapids Michigan attention on one of the greatest moral challenges of the time.
More women than ever before were making decisions for peace and security. Ban said. Peace processes, humanitarian programmes and peacebuilding plans ignored women and failed to meet their needs and protect their rights. He urged the Organization to seek information on women and girls in all reports and briefings on countries affected by conflict, and to hold all United Nations peace operations able for putting women and girls at the centre of their work.
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He also urged the Council to make peace negotiations more diverse. After more than 15 years of advocacy, that had not happened. The Council was well positioned to ensure greater ability and to match words with action.
Among other things, the percentage of peace agreements containing provisions on gender equality had increased from 22 per cent to 70 per cent in the last five years. There had also been several gender justice milestones in national and international courts, she said, noting that the International Criminal Court had secured its first conviction of a former Head of State for personally committing rape as an international crime. Nevertheless, she continued, there remained Rockville free singles sex bbw date areas of concern and stagnation.
Atrocities were committed against women and girls in war-ravaged Black women fucking rockerfeller promenade, as demonstrated by the abduction of the Chibok girls in Nigeria. South Sudanese women and girls were raped by armed actors with total impunity, while around the world there were countless examples of extreme political marginalization of women in public life and decision-making.
In many of those contexts, the United Nations showed a similar lack of representation of women, she said, noting that only 13 per cent of the staff of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan UNAMA were women. Women lacked protection, lived in fear, were at risk of being raped daily, had almost no recourse to justice, were economically disadvantaged and lived with limited freedoms. Its implementation, however, was not guaranteed.
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It was important that such initiatives be supported. The Council must apply all necessary pressure to ensure that the entire agreement was upheld by every side and that South Sudanese women from national and grass-roots organizations were included in its implementation and monitoring.
Women peacebuilders and civil society colleagues in Colombia urged the international community to ensure that the comprehensive agreement reached in Havana was salvaged. A crucial aspect of that issue was increasing the of women peacekeepers. If the Government and opposition leaders of South Sudan did not meet the requirements set out in Council resolutionthe Naughty women want nsa Primm must impose more targeted sanctions on individuals and a total arms embargo.
Transitional justice, ability and reconciliation were important parts of healing. The Council, African Union and Member States needed to support the rule of law, including the establishment of the Hybrid Court for South Sudan and the appointment of women in senior roles throughout the Court.
Despite a commitment made last year, the Council had yet to invite civil society representatives to country-specific consultations. Unmet commitments were just words and did nothing to bring about peace. One year ago, States had spoken at the debate on the issue and it had become clear that all had responsibilities in the area.
Power and responsibility were two Fuck Hopkinsville city teen of the same coin. One of the main priorities of his country had been the implementation of Council resolution Spain had, together with other countries, a network of national focal points on the matter.
His country had committed to a series of steps, including a national action plan and increasing the of women in peace missions.
However, Free pussy Iskut, British Columbia w v efforts were needed in financing of the women, peace and security agenda. Spain had dedicated 1. Women and girls remained the primary victims in conflict areas. He stressed that it was important to strike a balance between the two main pillars of the women, peace and security agenda, namely that of protection and that of participation. The international community must provide the necessary protection in parallel with enabling women to participate in decision-making in post-conflict situations.
The women, peace and security agenda still ignored the situation of women, such as Palestinian women, who were lingering under occupation. There was a need to Sexy woman want casual sex Alton financial resources for the agenda as well as to coordinate all United Nations efforts and those of civil society and regional organizations to implement the conclusions of the global review. Political and moral commitment must be renewed to empower women in conflict and post-conflict areas.
The Security Council had to match rhetoric with action. It was also vital to ensure that United Nations missions had the right specialized personnel and skills-set. New Zealand was actively increasingly the recruitment of senior women within its police and Housewives seeking nsa Woodland hills California 91364 force.
She stressed the need to combat conflict-related sexual violence and condemned the use of sexual violence as a method of warfare. She said that the Russian Federation was responsible for the enormous harm to women and children because of its aggression against her country in the past two years, including death, displacement and the making of orphans and widows.
Women were being detained in Crimea and other occupied areas; Sexy women want sex tonight Riverton of them had died. The Russian Army was involved in all such violence. Sexual crimes and trafficking had occurred as well. Videos of interrogation of children in the occupied areas, who were still being detained, showed the terror they were going through. Humanitarian, human rights and other international organizations were not allowed in those areas, so comprehensive evidence could not be presented.
Ukrainian women had attained positions in which they were actively working to restore peace, she said. Many women also ed the Ukrainian Army as volunteers, with over 2, of them becoming officers. The civilian population was also being assisted by women. Other gender elements had transformed military structures and the placement of gender advisers was in the works, as was ratification of international instruments countering violence against women. Ukraine intended to continue working to ensure that women were protected against all forms of violence and to promote their empowerment in all work for peace.
WU HAITAO Chinarecognizing progress in implementing resolutionsaid that, however, women continued to bear the brunt of harm caused by conflict and terrorism. Local women to fuck in Nga-bin was therefore crucial to intensify efforts to end conflict through dialogue and consultation.
It was also necessary to ensure the full participation in all stages of peace processes. Cooperation between all United Nations organs was crucial in that effort, with the Security Council playing its proper role and regional organizations also involved.
Counter-terrorism efforts must be intensified, along with other efforts to reduce violence. He recounted recent international meetings hosted by China to review the implementation of the Beijing platform on human rights, and he pledged continued work in cooperation with the international community to empower women and end violence against them.
It was important to note that in both the Philippines and Colombia peace processes, one third of participants at the negotiating table were women. Those examples illustrated how many women activists were seeking and succeeding in bringing peace to their country. He welcomed the steady implementation of relevant Security Council resolutions and commended the establishment of National Focal Points in some 50 countries to exchange best practices.
For its part, Japan had begun monitoring the implementation of its national action plan, was hosting conferences Girl in Richmond Virginia nj want sex the matter, and supporting UN-Women projects aimed at protecting and empowering displaced and migrant women in the Middle East and Africa.
It was a priority to deal with the underlying causes of the suffering of women, such as the feminization of poverty. Enhancing efforts to implement the resolution required coordination of States concerned, the offices of the United Nations and regional mechanisms. The cultural and religious aspects of every situation should be taken into .
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The high level of sexual abuse used as a weapon of war by terrorist groups was another challenge. It was unacceptable that women and girls were considered as loot of war. Impunity could not be accepted. He condemned all sexual abuse committed by armed forces and police serving in Suzies orvis hot store Davenport Nations missions.
The adoption of resolution had provided additional impetus Free adult chat rooms near 29550 ne the Council to explore the issue more deeply through its informal experts group. Her country fully supported the participation of women at all levels of peace and mediation processes.
The presence of women peacekeepers could facilitate interaction with local women. Increasing the of women in decision-making positions would benefit the community, State or Organization as a whole. She therefore supported efforts to achieve gender parity at the United Nations, especially at higher levels. As it stood now, such anecdotes were still rare.
In areas where women were victims of violence, in addition, intensified work on protection and ending impunity for crimes was needed.