Women Peace and Security (WPS)

As part of MONUSCO’s implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and support to DRC’s National Gender Policy, PAD streamlines WPS agenda in all its activities. Notably, the Division advocates for the adoption and full implementation of laws and policies for gender equality and the empowerment of women. These efforts include support for the effective and meaningful participation of women in political, electoral and peace processes; the promotion of gender-sensitive laws, policies and programmes; and ensuring that international standards are met.