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Security Council Resolution 2274: para. 52.

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Participation
Implementation
Security Council Agenda Geographical Topic: 
Afghanistan
Extract: 

52. Welcomes the Afghan Government’s commitment to strengthen the participation of women in the Afghan political life and in all Afghan governance institutions including elected and appointed bodies and the civil service and notes the progress in this regard, welcomes its continued efforts to protect and promote the full participation of women in the electoral processes and requests the SecretaryGeneral to continue to include in his reports to the Security Council relevant information on the process of integration of women into the political, economic and social life of Afghanistan, notes the UNAMA report on the Implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women in Afghanistan, and calls on the Government of Afghanistan to urgently develop a strategy to fully implement it, including services to victims and access to justice, welcomes in this regard the launch in November 2014 by the Ministry of Public Health of the Gender-based Violence Treatment Protocol for Healthcare Providers, recalls that the promotion and protection of women’s rights are an integral part of development, peace, reintegration and reconciliation and that women play a vital role in the peace process, welcomes the Afghan Government’s commitment to developing, implementing and monitoring the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security and identifying further opportunities to support participation of women in the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process, and welcomes the commitment of the Government of Afghanistan to develop a Women’s Economic Empowerment Action Plan;