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  • July 7, 2014 (The Free Press Journal)
    INTERNATIONAL: Conflict Affects Women's Reproductive Health Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity all flourish in times of conflict, says a review, suggesting clinicians need to be sensitive and aware of the unique challenges of women's reproductive health needs in such times, says IANS.
  • July 2, 2014 (RTE News)
    INTERNATIONAL: Mary Robinson Discusses Women's Role in Resolving Conflict Former President Mary Robinson has said the involvement of women is central to achieving peace in parts of the world where there is conflict.
  • June 30, 2014 (allAfrica)
    INTERNATIONAL: Religious Women Have Stake in Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building Justice and peace are not possible without the involvement and participation of women. To accomplish this vision the United Nations Security Council resolution (UNSCR) 1325 can be an important negotiation tool for religious women's on-going work for conflict resolution and peace-building around the world.
  • June 24, 2014 (HuffingtonPost)
    INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Matter for Peace "It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These are not the words of a woman who has faced the violence and ferocity of conflict, but words of Major General Patrick Cammaert, who served as the Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The nature of modern conflicts has changed: almost 90 percent of casualties are civilian, of which the most vulnerable are women. As witnesses and victims to conflict, they are overlooked as participants to peace processes. They are too often sidelined in dialogues and negotiations on peace and security, arenas still seen by much of the world as the domain of men, with the association of guns, money and power.
  • June 23, 2014 (HuffingtonPost)
    INTERNATIONAL: On World Refugee Day, Let's Commit to Make the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict a Priority The scale of violence committed against women and girls, mostly by men, constitutes a global crisis affecting all people and all societies. From physical and psychological abuse, rape and genital mutilation to exploitation and human trafficking, gender-based violence (GBV) has profound and long-lasting consequences for individuals, families and communities. Some of the worst atrocities may appear in the headlines, but the majority of survivors' stories go untold.

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Security Council Resolution 1325 Translations