United Nations Security Council Resolution 1960

Authored by: United Nations Security Council

Categories: The Field of Women, Peace and Security
Sub-Categories: National Security Forces and Armed Groups, Peacekeeping, Security Sector Reform (SSR), Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Sexual and Reproductive Health, UN Resolutions
Region: No Region
Year: 2010
Citation: United Nations Security Council. Resolution 1960. S/RES/1960, December 16, 2010.

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Executive Summary

UN Security Council Resolution 1960 expresses frustration that sexual violence continues to be a pervasive issue and reiterates previous resolutions on this matter. This resolution stresses the importance of ending impunity for sexual violence and requests that sanctions be considered as a possible response to rampant sexual violence.