• UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security adopted by Australia.
  • Gender, peace, and security (GPS) highlights gender's role in sustainable peace.
  • GPS addresses gender-based violence and human rights protection.
  • Integrates gender perspectives in all peace, security efforts.
  • Challenges in GPS progress include gender-based exclusion.
  • Underfunded gender-responsive programming remains an issue.
  • Gender-based violence is prevalent in conflict areas.

See: Gender, Peace and Security at Defence | Sectors | Defence