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On 2 September 2010, Mary Robinson, Bineta Diop and Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda critically discussed the concept of conflict prevention under Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325, and the local, national, regional and, international mechanisms which should be linked with prevention strategies.
UNICEF welcomes the adoption by the United Nations Security Council of a resolution calling for increased protection from sexual violence for women and children in conflict countries. Sexual violence is a horrific violation of human rights and a despicable weapon of war used against women and children.
The NGO Working Group on Peace, co-chaired by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and Femmes Africa Solidarité), and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy Security Policy, are organising an event to mark the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Switzerland.
Some Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan are opting to marry off their daughters at a young age believing that marital status offers a form of protection and insurance.
"In Maraq, we have come across around 50 cases of early marriages since the day we started helping out Syrians. Most of them are married to Syrians, especially cousins," said Khaled Ghanem, from the Islamic Society Centre (ISC).
Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala has said representation of women in the High Level Political Mechanism (HLPM) is necessary to ensure women participation in the peace process.
She asked the women lawmakers on Tuesday to start lobbying for inclusion of a woman representative in the mechanism, which is headed by her father Girija Prasad Koirala.
The Beijing Platform for Action covered 12 critical areas of concern. This seminar will discuss three of the areas – institutional mechanisms, human rights and armed conflict. The seminar will be moderated by Dr. Jan Marie Fritz, Professor (University of Cincinnati and the University of Johannesburg) and editor of 'Moving Toward a Just Peace.'