Underfunding, an obstacle to fulfilling UNSCR 1325 commitments

UN Secretary-General Mr António Guterres - he says a paltry 0.2 per cent of bilateral aid to fragile and conflict-affected situations goes to women organisations.

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What you need to know:

  • Underfunding is still a major obstacle to fulfilling commitments contained in the UN Security Council Resolution 1325.
  • UN Secretary-General Mr António Guterres says there is a rising number of armed groups capitalising on gender inequality and misogyny to attack women and girls.
  • He advised peacekeeping and special political missions to provide gender disaggregated information on threats and violence against activists.

Underfunding is still a major obstacle to fulfilling commitments contained in the UN Security Council Resolution 1325(UNSCR 1325) on women, peace and security.

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