Equal Participation in Peace and Security: Progress on UNSCR 1325

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Nahla Valji

Policy Advisory and Acting Section Chief for Peace and Security, UN Women


Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Fifteen years ago, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1325, acknowledging for the first time the critical role of women in peace and security matters. How has this landmark agreement affected women, and what impact have women, in turn, had on the security sector and efforts to establish sustainable peace in conflict-affected contexts? UN Women’s Nahla Valji and CFR’s Catherine Powell discuss the progress of Resolution 1325 and the United States’ role in its implementation. 

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