UN Women launches 1st issue of Niswa: a regional magazine covering gender equality and UN Women’s work in the region
What is the UNSCR 1325?
UNSCR 1325 is a landmark international legal framework that addresses not only the inordinate impact of war on women, but also the pivotal role women should and do play in conflict management, conflict resolution and sustainable peace.
‘From the dawn of time it seems that humans have always found reasons to fight each other. We have waged war over water, land, diamonds, oil, religion, skin colour, or one man’s simple desire to rule th world. This tradition of aggression has kept us busy. There have been people to bury, cities to rebuild, orphans to care for, and refugees to rehabilitate. However, this has been the less difficult work. The much more challenging task has been to learn war’s greatest lesson- that is isn’t worth the trouble’