Country Sweden
Year 2009 - 2012
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Government will prioritise measures designed to achieve three general aims:

  • A considerably larger proportion of women to participate in international peace-support and security-building operations, within the framework of regional and international organisations, and operations to be implemented with a gender perspective in order to increase their effectiveness.
  • The protection of women and girls in conflict situations to be strengthened and based on analysis in which women participate actively.
  • Women in conflict areas to participate fully and on equal terms with men at all levels in mechanisms and institutions for conflict prevention, crisis management, peace-building, humanitarian operations and other initiatives during a post-conflict phase.

Full Text

National Action Plan on the Implementation of UN SC Resolution 1325

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Sweden to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009