Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue III: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

This alert focuses on the implications of COVID-19 from a women, peace and security (WPS) perspective. It highlights the urgent need to ensure the continued implementation of Afghanistan’s National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2019-2021), as well as how its implementation can contribute to long-term responses to COVID-19 that promote gender equality.

The alert concludes with a set of recommendations for consideration by national and international stakeholders to ensure the implementation of the full scope of the WPS agenda during this critical period in Afghanistan.

This Gender Alert is part of the “UN Women Afghanistan Gender Alert on COVID-19 series".

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; Afghanistan

Subject area(s): Peace and security; Health; COVID-19

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 5