Security Council takes up women, peace and security

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While much has been done to improve the situation of women when it comes to peace and security in the context of UN missions and resolutions of conflicts, much more needs to still needs to be done.

That was part of the message delivered to the UN Security Council Tuesday during a briefing by two Under Secretaries General, UN Women's Michelle Bachelet and the Department of Peacekeeping Operations' Hervé Ladsous.

They both spoke of their organizations work to strengthen the role of women in all aspects of peace and security, as well as keeping them safe from any of the consequences of these peacekeeping operations.

Julie Walker reports.

Duration: 3’11″

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