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UN Security Council Resolution 1325 addresses the disproportionate and unique impact of armed conflict on women. It also recognises the undervalued and under-utilised contributions women make to conflict prevention, peacekeeping, conflict resolution and peace-building, and stresses the importance of their equal and full participation as active agents in peace and security. NATO should work on and implement an Action Plan 1325 to mainstream gender perspectives and training into its Peacekeeping Operations, Peace Support Operations and Reconstruction and Rehabilitation programmes. NATO forces need to become more gender aware in order to protect the victims of gender-based sexual violence and to pursue and prosecute the perpetrators. This is a summary list of all the content in the site categorised within the Gender policy area.


NATO publishes revised policy on Women, Peace and Security


Afghan Women Lawmakers Need International Support

On 4 April 2011, the EastWest Institute and the Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention released a report exploring how to bolster the role of Afghan women lawmakers.


NATO launches PR offensive in support of women’s rights

NATO marked International Women’s Day (8 March) with a series of events, initiatives and a blitz of public relations’ messages.