India has emphasized the need for the UN Security Council to effectively integrate women, peace, and security considerations into the system of sanctions, including enlisting terrorist entities involved in violence against women in armed conflicts.
"We should strongly condemn the violence against women and girls by terrorists," India said in a statement during an open debate at the Security Council on the issue of women, peace, and security on Thursday. Destroys what a civilized society rests on.
India said that in post-conflict situations, democratic structures and rule of law are important to address inequalities with women. At the same time, it will ensure their full and meaningful participation for peaceful and inclusive development.
It is also important, India said, that the council tries to effectively integrate WPS (Women, Peace, and Security) ideas into sanctions, including enlisting terrorist entities involved in violence against women in armed conflicts.
India said that the situation of conflict and humanitarian crisis is already hindering the progress of women and girls.
India further said that the threat of war, fragile and human contexts have put women and girls at risk due to health facilities and the economic crisis caused by Kovid-19.
India said that through the Action for Peacekeeping initiative, member countries are committed to implementing the agenda of women, peace, and security by increasing the number of civilian and uniformed women in Peacekeeping.
However, despite the efforts of the United Nations, women represent just 5.4 percent in the military and 15.1 percent in peacekeeping operations.
India reiterated its commitment to work for the meaningful participation of women in peace and security issues. He also said that the experience of mainstreaming women's leadership and political participation will continue to inspire her for future work.