Security Council Resolution 2427: Para 25

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Justice, Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Children and Armed Conflict

Para 25. Urges concerned Member States, when undertaking security sector reforms, to mainstream child protection and ensure that the specific needs of girls and boys are fully taken into account, such as the inclusion of child protection in military training and standard operating procedures, including on the handover of children to relevant civilian child protection actors, the establishment of child protection units in national security forces, and the strengthening of effective age assessment mechanisms to prevent underage recruitment, while stressing in the latter regard the importance of ensuring universal bir