The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.11

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.11

The Week in Women, Peace and Security

UNSG Antonio Guterres emphasizes “Change is coming at a pace that is too slow for the women and girls whose lives depend on it, and for the effectiveness of our efforts to maintain international peace and security”

South Africa’s Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor on Tuesday called for empowering women at all levels to lead the efforts to achieve peace, security and sustainable development.

The loud and common message from women affected by conflict is: progress is too slow, political will is not strong enough.

U.S. Mission to the UN, headed by Ambassador Kelly Craft, released a press statement criticizing references to sexual and reproductive health.

South Africa’s mixed performance as council president in October shows how much work is still needed.


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