Landmark resolution on women, peace and security turns 15

An all-woman Formed Police Unit from Bangladesh, serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti, arrives in Port-au-Prince to assist with post-earthquake reconstruction. UN Photo/Marco Dormino

Fifteen years ago this month, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution focusing on the link between gender equality and international peace and security.

More than 100 countries are taking stock of progress on resolution 1325 which stresses the important role women have in conflict resolution, peace negotiations and UN peacekeeping efforts.

Dianne Penn reports.

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