- Conflict, war (5)
- Peace and security (3)
- Executive Director (2)
- Sexual violence in conflict (2)
- Post-conflict recovery (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Peacebuilding (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Humanitarian action (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Ending violence against women and girls (1)
Monday, June 18, 2018
This year, on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we celebrate ten years since the adoption of the United Nations Security Council’s landmark resolution 1820 (2008), which classified the use of conflict-related sexual violence as an impediment to the restoration of international peace and security. Over this decade, we have witnessed groundbreaking advancements in the fight against conflict-related sexual violence, including successful prosecutions...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
UN Women is deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in the crisis relating to Gaza. It has taken a catastrophic toll on tens of thousands of civilians, many of whom are women and children.
Friday, October 18, 2013
The UN Security Council today demonstrated renewed determination to put women’s leadership at the centre of all efforts to resolve conflict and promote peace.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A courageous survivor of Nepal’s conflict empowers herself and starts an organization to help other women re-build their lives.
Afghanistan has been in conflict for over thirty years, during which Afghans have experienced and witnessed unspeakable violence and upheaval. Enforced disappearance, summary execution, torture, rape, indiscriminate bombardment and wanton destruction have been a daily reality for the people of Afghanistan for decades.