United Nothings Resolution #1325

United Nothings

A little ctrl+p followed by some ctrl+c, courtesy of Wikipedia:

“United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, adopted unanimously on October 31, 2000, after recalling resolutions 1261 (1999), 1265 (1999), 1296 (2000) and 1314 (2000), the Council called for the adoption of a gender perspective that included the special needs of women and girls during repatriation and resettlement, rehabilitation, reintegration and post-conflict reconstruction.[1]
It was the first formal and legal document from the United Nations Security Council that required parties in a conflict to respect women’s rights and to support their participation in peace negotiations and in post-conflict reconstruction. The resolution was initiated by Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, then Minister of Women’s Affairs in Namibia when the country took its turn chairing the Security Council.[2] After lobbying by dozens of women’s organizations and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the resolution was adopted unanimously.[3]”

For full Wiki article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Security_Council_Resolution_1325

They manage to pass a resolution that effects about half the world, and 11 years on, and like most other things they got together to write, they have nothing to show for it.

Thanks, guys.

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