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Women, Peace and Security - March 2024

29 Feb 2024

• Call for the immediate reversal of the ban on Afghan women working for the United Nations and NGOs, which is in violation of the UN Charter and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), and call for all humanitarian actors to ensure safe, principled and non-discriminatory humanitarian delivery to all Afghans in need, as well as the leadership and par. [...] • Call for current mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to be preserved and fully implemented, particularly its role advocating for the protection and promotion of women’s rights; monitoring and reporting on human rights, including violations, abuses and reprisals against WHRDs, and all forms of gender-based violence (GBV); and ensuring meaningful engagement with. [...] The constant bombardment of hospitals, combined with the Israeli government’s restrictions on fuel, water and aid, has led to the collapse of the healthcare system, putting mothers and their newborns at risk of significant physical and mental harm and violating women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. [...] • Urge all parties to cooperate with independent, impartial, investigative mechanisms, including the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem and Israel, to monitor, collect and verify evidence, and report on human rights violations and abuses, including all forms of GBV, committed by all parties on and since 7 October, and fur. [...] South Sudan The Security Council’s forthcoming discussion on South Sudan should be informed by gender-sensitive analysis of the drivers of the conflict, including widespread inequality, the exclusionary nature of peace and political efforts, lack of implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), the widespread availability of.


Kristina Mader

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