Excerpt from S/RES/2242 (2015), op. 15

Encourages empowering women, including through capacity-building efforts, as appropriate, to participate in the design and implementation of efforts related to the prevention, combating and eradication of the illicit transfer, and the destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons, and calls upon Member States, United Nations entities, intergovernmental, regional and subregional organizations to take into consideration the specific impact of conflict and post-conflict environments on women’s and girls’ security, mobility, education, economic activity and opportunities, to mitigate the risk of women from becoming active players in the illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons;

Year
2015
Document type
Resolution

Theme

  • I. GENERAL PROTECTION CONCERNS PERTAINING TO THE CONFLICT-AFFECTED POPULATION
  • F. Small arms and light weapons, mines and explosive remnants of war, and the indiscriminate use of weapons
  • Role of United Nations missions and other relevant actors, in mitigating the widespread circulation and availability of, and preventing the illicit trade in, small arms and light weapons