The U.N S.C Resolution: What Effective Impact for Congolese Women?

Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Annie Matundu-Mbambi
Central Africa
Congo (Kinshasa)

August 29, 2007 - The adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 has undoubtedly influenced opinion on the issue of the contribution of women to peace and security in the world.

The department of Peacekeeping operations has taken decisive steps in the implementation of the SCR 1325. This is the case for the operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where gender experts play an important role in putting these questions at the center of Peacekeeping operations work. This resolution has become a model of activities to ensure the protection of women by the Peacekeeping operations.

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Matundu-Mbambi, 1325: What Effective Impact for Congolese Women, 2007