Secretary-General's remarks to the Security Council – on Women, Peace and Security [bilingual as delivered; scroll down for all-English version]

Gender equality offers a path to sustainable peace and conflict prevention, and yet we are moving in the opposite direction. 
Today’s conflicts are amplifying gender inequality, poverty, climate disruptions, and other forms of inequality.
Women and girls are affected differently and disproportionately by the violence, and by the long-term social and economic impacts of these cascading crises.
Millions of girls are out of school, with no prospect of training, a job, or financial independence. Rising numbers of women and girls are suffering from violence in the home.

Source: UN News

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