Declaration on the protection of women and children in emergency and armed conflict (1974)
  • It was proposed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, on the grounds that women and children are often the victims of wars, civil unrest, and other emergency situations that cause them to suffer “inhuman acts and consequently suffer serious harm”.
UN Security Council Resolution 1820 on women and peace and security (2008)
  • It reaffirms the commitment to continuing and implementing SCR 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security
  • It establishes UN procedures to monitor sexual violence in armed conflict.
UN Security Council Resolution 2106 on sexual violence in conflict (2013)
  • It reiterates that all actors, including not only the Security Council and parties to armed conflict, but all Member States and United Nations entities, must do more to implement previous mandates and combat impunity for these crimes.