Power to Women
in Peace Processes

Operation 1325

Operation 1325 is an umbrella organisation initiated by several Swedish women’s and peace organisations. Through advocacy and training, in Sweden and internationally, the organisations objective is to increase women’s influence at all levels of peace processes and in conflict resolution. Operation 1325 advocates, informs, educates and creates platforms for debate and dialogue to influence decision makers, civil society and the general public with the aim of implementing UN’s Security Council’s Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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Thank you and good bye

Thank you and good bye

This is my last blog for Operation 1325. Due to the worsening economic situation, it is time for me to say goodbye after almost a year and a half as director. Going forward, Operation 1325 will be run by an operational board with limited support from an employee for...


UN Security Council Resolution 1325 urges all Member States to ensure increased representation of women at all decision-making levels in national, regional and international institutions and mechanisms for the prevention, management, and resolution of conflict.

UN Security Counsil Resolution 1325 was a milestone as the first resolution on women, peace and security. Resolution 1325 is followed by several Resolutions in the same field, including Resolution 1820 which condemns several types of sexual violence in conflicts.

Did you know…?


of all mediators were female from 1992 to 2018 (Council on Foreign Relations accessed on 23 October 2019).


of all women have experienced violence by their partner (WHO 2018)


increase in female Members of Parliment has occured since the adoption of UNSC Resolution 1325 (World Bank, 2022)