Starting with resolution 1325 in 2000, the eight WPS Security Council resolutions have established an architecture that works to define how the Council considers the elements of the WPS agenda in its daily work.
Expresses its willingness to ensure that Security Council missions take into account gender considerations and the rights of women, including through consultation with local and international women’s groups
Expresses its intention to ensure that resolutions to establish or renew peacekeeping mandates contain provisions, as appropriate, on the prevention of, and response to, sexual violence, with corresponding reporting requirements to the Council
Reiterates its demand for the complete cessation with immediate effect by all parties to armed conflict of all acts of sexual violence and its call for these parties to make and implement specific time-bound commitments to combat sexual violence
Expresses its intention to increase its attention to women, peace and security issues in all relevant thematic areas of work on its agenda, in particular protection of civilians in armed conflict, post-conflict peacebuilding, the promotion and strengthening of the rule of law [...], peace and security in Africa, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts, and Maintenance of international peace and security