Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Situations of Armed Conflict

Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Security Council Report

The US, which has the Security Council presidency in June, has advocated for an open thematic debate on “women, peace and security: sexual violence in situations of armed conflict.” Council members have now agreed to schedule this for 19 June. This report includes areas of focus for the debate, elements included in the first draft resolution on sexual violence, key recent developments leading up to the debate, and background information on the issue of sexual violence.

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SV in Situations of Armed Conflict, SC Report (2008).