Protection of Human Rights of Women and Children

5 August 1995

The 26th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, August 1-6, 1995 in Helsinki, Finland:

The 26th International WILPF Congress, concerned about the continuing human rights violations against, and exploitation of children and women, urges the United Nations and other international organizations to:

a) work to end the practice of child slavery

b) stop the trafficking in women and children;

c) Educate and train all UN peace‐keeping personnel to respect the culture and human rights of the peoples whom they are seconded to protect, in particular to ensure that all UN personnel practice a code of conduct which respect the integrity of women and children.