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State of World Population 2010

From Conflict and Crisis to Renewal - Generations of Change

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In 2000, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325, recognizing the vulnerability of women and girls to violence during and after armed conflict, and the absence (or low level) of women’s representation in efforts to prevent war, build peace and restore devastated societies. This Report highlights how women in conflict and post-conflict situations — as well as in emergencies or protracted crises — are faring a decade later. It is constructed around interviews and reporting in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Haiti, Jordan, Liberia, the Palestinian territory of the West Bank, Timor-Leste and Uganda, which are rebuilding with limited resources. Some have experienced profound social changes as a result of war and displacement.

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About this report

Ten years ago, on 31 October 2000, the United Nations Security Council took an important and unprecedented step into new territory. Recognizing the vulnerability of women and girls to violence during and after armed conflict, and the absence or low level of women’s representation in efforts to prevent war, build peace and restore devastated societies, the Council passed resolution 1325.

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