The Constitution provides for equal rights for men and women and prohibits discrimination against women, although few laws exist to implement the provision. The Act on the Implementation of Some Regulations of the European Union Concerning Equal Treatment (2011) is responsible for the Government’s anti-discrimination and gender equality policies; however, it act is very limited in the scope of the protection it guarantees to various groups that are vulnerable to discrimination. For example, women are not protected in such critical areas of their lives such as education or access to healthcare. While there is no recent history of conflict in Poland, the country has is a member of the NATO since March 12, 1999. Poland is ranked 39 out of 144 countries listed on the Global Gender Gap Index (GGI) of 2017 and it ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1980. Poland ratified the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on 17 December 2014. During the 2015 October Open Debate on WPS, Poland gave statements committing to support the ICC and donate to the court's trust fund for victims, however at the 2016 open debate Poland did not address whether these commitments were implemented. In the 2017 Open Debate, Poland did not participate. Nonetheless, the state did commit to a 15% gender-marking target for all peacebuilding funds. In 2017, $10 bln were spent by Poland on its military. Poland has developed a National Action Plan on the Implementation of Resolution 1325 (2000) in 2018. Today, Polish women face disproportionate levels of unemployment and are pushed into the informal economy due to outmoded perceptions of women’s roles. Women's rights advocates in Poland work for increased women's political participation, reproductive rights and to stop violence against women.